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- Icon Books Ltd 2014; US$ 7.28
What is time? The 5th-century philosopher St Augustine famously said that he knew what time was, so long as no one asked him. Is time a fourth dimension similar to space or does it flow in some sense? And if it flows, does it make sense to say how fast? Does the future exist? Is time travel possible? This work deals with such questions. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 18.32
The latest research shows that there is a right time for all of us to do everything, from drinking a cocktail to getting a flu shot. The catch? That 'right time' varies from person to person. Fortunately, as Dr Michael Breus proves in The Power of When , learning to work with your body clock to achieve maximum health and productivity is easy, exciting... more...
- Transworld 2016; US$ 5.63
?It is said that fact is sometimes stranger than fiction, and nowhere is that more true than in the case of black holes. Black holes are stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers.? In 2016 Professor Stephen Hawking delivered the BBC Reith Lectures on a subject that has fascinated him for decades ? black holes. In these flagship... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99
What can we learn about the world from engaging with fictional time-series-stories involving time travellers, recurring and rewinding time, and foreknowledge of the future? Craig Bourne and Emily Caddick Bourne show how we can use the complexities of fictional time to get to the core of the relation between truth in fiction and possibility. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
A Psychohistory of Metaphors traces how, in response to historical change, metaphors have expanded our introspective capabilities. By illuminating how new experiences borrowed from visual and spatial perceptions have transformed cognition itself, unexpected linkages among notions of time, geography, and psyche are revealed. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99
A unique insight into the mind of one of the world?s most extraordinary thinkers.Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons. Not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so much while being hamstrung by debilitating illness. He... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Real Time II extends and evolves DH Mellor's classic exploration of the philosophy of time, Real Time. This new book answers such basic metaphysical questions about time as: how do past, present and future differ, how are time and space related, what is change, is time travel possible? His Real Time dominated the philosophy of time for fifteen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 79.95
Timespace undermines the old certainties of time and space by arguing that these dimensions do not exist singly, but only as a hybrid process term. The issue of space has perhaps been over-emphasised and it is essential that processes of everyday existence, such as globalisation and environmental issues and also notions such as gender, race and ethnicity,... more...