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- 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...
- Templeton Press 2010; US$ 14.99
What is time? Is there a link between objective knowledge about time and subjective experience of time? And what is eternity? Does religion have the answer? Does science? Internationally known scholar Antje Jackelén investigates the problem and concept of time. Her study draws on her experiences in the Continental-European science and religion dialogue,... more...
- Brepols Publishers 2003; US$ 112.00
This volume is composed of selected papers that attest to the fact that the medieval experience of time and eternity was rich and complex, and that its investigation is open to various approaches and methods. The volume is organised into themes dealing with the computation of time and the use of calendars; Jewish concepts of time and redemption;... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 160.00
In this book, fifteen authors from a wide spectrum of disciplines (ranging from the natural sciences to the arts) offer assessments of the way time enters their work, the definition and uses of time that have proved most productive or problematic, and the lessons their subjects can offer for our understanding of time beyond the classroom and laboratory... more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 185.00
Interest in the concept of time has a long history and has been a topic of study for a wide range of investigators. No change can take place without specification of time. While philosophers and physicists have been intrigued by the concept of subjective perception of time and its relationship to real time, natural scientists have been concerned mainly... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
?An astonishing and brilliantly written work of popular science.? ?Science a GoGo ?A brilliant, thrilling book . . . You?ll have so much fun reading that you?ll hardly notice you?re getting a primer on contemporary physics and cosmology.? ?Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95
Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people?s perceptions of... more...
- 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...