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Time

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  • Caesar?s Calendarby Denis Feeney

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 23.96

    The ancient Romans changed more than the map of the world when they conquered so much of it; they altered the way historical time itself is marked and understood. In this brilliant, erudite, and exhilarating book Denis Feeney investigates time and its contours as described by the ancient Romans, first as Rome positioned itself in relation to Greece... more...

  • The Day Begins at Sunsetby Barbara Stowasser

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 27.50

    The vision of Time in the Qur?an is that of a divine gift created for the benefit of humankind. Night and day, and the twelve lunar months of the year, are ?appointed times for the believing people?. Reading the sky for the prayers of the hour has thus for Muslims been a constant reminder of God?s providence and power. In her absorbing and illuminating... more...

  • The Far Horizons of Timeby H. Chris Ransford

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    The book raises and resolves specific questions in the physics of time, such as how and why someone can be simultaneous with events that are in fact days apart. It examines further abiding issues in the physics of time, and suggests that such phenomena can only exist because they ultimately obey applicable mathematics. This leads to a... more...

  • Governance von Forschungsnetzwerkenby Regina von Görtz

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 88.95

    Forschungsnetzwerke gelten als Keimzelle von Innovationen. Sie ermöglichen die Kooperation von Forschenden auch unter Wettbewerbsbedingungen und tragen damit entscheidend zur Produktion von neuartigem Wissen bei. Doch wie kommen Forschungsnetzwerke zustande? Wodurch lassen sie sich beeinflussen? Welchen Governancemechanismen unterliegen sie? Dies sind... more...

  • Head of All Yearsby Jonathan Ben-Dov

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    Covering a wide array of sources from ancient Mesopotamia to the Dead Sea Scrolls, the present volume offers an innovative perspective on Jewish apocalyptic time-reckoning during the Second Temple period, based on a unique calendar year of 364 days. more...

  • Ici et maintenantby Marcel Vuillaume

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40

    Le titre de ce numéro des Cahiers Chronos fait allusion à la notion d’ origo forgée par Karl Bühler et à sa thèse selon laquelle ici et maintenant définissent, respectivement pour l’espace et pour le temps, le point zéro de tout repérage déictique et sont donc, avec le pronom je , les embrayeurs... more...

  • It's About Timeby N. David Mermin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    In It's About Time , N. David Mermin asserts that relativity ought to be an important part of everyone's education--after all, it is largely about time, a subject with which all are familiar. The book reveals that some of our most intuitive notions about time are shockingly wrong, and that the real nature of time discovered by Einstein can be rigorously... more...

  • The Labyrinth of Timeby Michael Lockwood

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 24.99

    Modern physics has revealed the universe as a much stranger place than we could have imagined. The puzzle at the centre of our knowledge of the universe is time. Michael Lockwood takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the nature of things. He investigates philosophical questions about past, present, and future, our experience of time, and the... more...

  • The Momentby Heidrun Friese

    Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 70.00

    Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasising ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and repetition, rupture and continuity. This collection addresses the key questions posed by ‘the moment’, considering writers such... more...

  • Mysteries and Secrets of Timeby Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe

    Dundurn 2007; US$ 24.99

    Is time infinite, or does it have a beginning and an end? This fascinating explores the mysteries of time and proposes a theory that suggests an awesome answer. more...