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  • Reflektierte Gegenwartby Walter Mesch

    Vittorio Klostermann 2003; US$ 59.11

    In der Zeittheorie des 20. Jahrhunderts stehen sich zwei Traditionen gegenüber, ohne voneinander mehr Notiz zu nehmen, als für eine Abwehr erforderlich scheint. Während die modalen Bestimmungen des subjektiven Zeiterlebens (Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft) von der Phänomenologie als grundlegend aufgefasst werden, orientiert sich die analytische Philosophie... more...

  • The Book of Timesby Lesley Alderman

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.99

    An endlessly fascinating, beautifully designed survey of time?how long things take, how long things last, and how we spend our days Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical: Time stands still. Time also flies. Tomorrow is another day. Yet there's no time like the present. We want to do more in less time, but wish we could slow the clock.... more...

  • Timely Topicsby George N. Schlesinger

    Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 176.00

    The non-technical, basic yet familiar features of time are investigated, e.g. two novel, detailed arguments defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly' are advanced; a number of hitherto neglected fundamental differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed; the unresolved problem, why the past... more...

  • Social Conceptions of Timeby Graham Crow; Dr Sue Heath

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 158.00

    This book is concerned with the significance of time in work and everyday life. The contributors are among the foremost authorities in the field, and their up-to-date contributions consider the changing social meanings that time has in work, leisure and everyday routines. Together they provide a combination of theoretical and empirically-based approaches... more...

  • Economics without Timeby Graeme Snooks

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 202.00

    This is a book about real time in economics, a dimension increasingly unused by the leading edge of the profession. This, it is argued, has serious implications for economics role as the premier policy-advising source for national governments and international organisations. It is also a book about the great waves of economic change that are surging... more...

  • Nature?s Clocksby Doug Macdougall

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    "Radioactivity is like a clock that never needs adjusting," writes Doug Macdougall. "It would be hard to design a more reliable timekeeper." In Nature's Clocks, Macdougall tells how scientists who were seeking to understand the past arrived at the ingenious techniques they now use to determine the age of objects and organisms. By examining radiocarbon... more...

  • Platons Zeittheorieby Ernst A. Schmidt

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 94.41

    Platons Zeittheorie im Timaios, Summe und Fortführung allen vorangegangenen griechischen Zeitdenkens, ist als die bedeutendste philosophische Zeitreflexion überhaupt Ursprung aller nachfolgenden und erscheint auch in der Gegenüberstellung mit der Theoriebildung zur Zeit in der Philosophie der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts nicht als philosophisch... more...

  • Questioning The Millenniumby Stephen Jay Gould

    Random House 2010; US$ 9.22

    Stephen Jay Gould examines the phenomenon of the millennium. He looks at the origins of the term in the Biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelation - if the six ages of man date from 4000BC, will 2000AD signify the end of time? Gould describes how the meaning of the word has evolved to its present day usage and tackles the debate over whether the... more...

  • Timeby Phillip Turetzky

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    Time offers a comprehensive history of the philosophy of time in western philosophy from the Greeks through to the twentieth century. In the first half of the book, Philip Turetzky explores theories in ancient and modern philosophy chronologically: from Aristotle to Nietzsche. In the latter half, Turetzky describes the philosophy of time in three... more...

  • Philosophy and the Adventure of the Virtualby Keith Ansell-Pearson; Keith Ansell Pearson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

    With the development of new technologies and the Internet, the notion of the virtual has grown increasingly important. In this lucid collection of essays, Pearson bridges the continental-analytic divide in philosophy, bringing the virtual to centre stage and arguing its importance for re-thinking such central philosophical questions as time and life.... more...