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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
The objective of this edition is textual and translational in nature. Since the works of Lydus are replete with Latin vocabulary, this book serves to bring it into English. The translation is faithful to the original and accurate so as to express Lydus intended thoughts. His repetitious use of certain linguistic expressions, although sometimes... more...
- Pocket Books 2008; US$ 14.00
ONE MAN'S REMARKABLE SEARCH FOR THE ULTIMATE TRUTHS OF OUR WORLD For Professor Roger Hart, life truly began after he almost lost his -- in a horrific fall off the slopes of Mount Everest that he miraculously survived. This near-death experience sparked a desire in him to devote his studies to the very nature of human consciousness, in order to unlock... 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 46.99
Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial revolution were intimately related - this unique historical study will engage all readers interested in how 'telling the time' has come to dominate our way of life. - ;Timekeeping is an essential activity in the modern world, and we take it for... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
In the late fifteenth century, clocks acquired minute hands. A century later, second hands appeared. But it wasn?t until the 1850s that instruments could recognize a tenth of a second, and, once they did, the impact on modern science and society was profound. Revealing the history behind this infinitesimal interval, A Tenth of a Second sheds... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 28.95
What do we mean when we say, "I made the time pass more quickly," or, "I?m creating some ?me? time"? In The Textures of Time , Michael Flaherty examines how we alter or customize our experience of time. His detailed analysis reveals different strategies we use to try to manipulate time, further describing and defining those strategies within six... 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...