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- 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...
- 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$ 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$ 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...
- Little, Brown and Company 2000; US$ 8.99
From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones, computers, faxes,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 JackelÚn investigates the problem and concept of time. Her study draws on her experiences in the Continental-European science and religion dialogue,... more...