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  • Black Holes: The Reith Lecturesby Stephen Hawking

    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...

  • Time in Fictionby Craig Bourne; Emily Caddick Bourne

    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...

  • A Psychohistory of Metaphorsby Brian J. McVeigh

    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...

  • 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...

  • Real Time IIby D.H. Mellor

    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...

  • 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...

  • Timespaceby Jon May; Nigel Thrift

    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...

  • Breaking the Time Barrierby Jenny Randles

    Pocket Books 2005; US$ 19.95

    IT WAS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME.... Once widely considered an impossibility--the stuff of science fiction novels--time travel may finally be achieved in the twenty-first century. In Breaking the Time Barrier, bestselling author Jenny Randles reveals the nature of recent, breakthrough experiments that are turning this fantasy into reality. The... more...

  • Time, Change and Freedomby L. Nathan Oaklander; Quentin Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Splitting The Secondby A Jones

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 43.95

    Until the 1950s timekeeping was based on the apparent motion of the Sun that in turn reflected the rotation of the Earth on its axis. But the Earth does not turn smoothly. By the 1940s it was clear that the length of the day fluctuated unpredictably and with it the length of the second. Astronomers wanted to redefine the second in terms of the motions... more...