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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95
Timescapes of Modernity explores the relationship between time and environmental and socio-cultural concerns. Using examples such as the BSE crisis, the Sea Empress oil pollution and the Chernobyl radiation Barbara Adam argues that environmental hazards are inescapably tied to the successes of the industrial way of life. Global markets and economic... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 82.00
Future Matters concerns contemporary approaches to the future ? how the future is known, created and minded. In a social world whose pace continues to accelerate the future becomes an increasingly difficult terrain. While the focus of social life is narrowing down to the present, the futures we create on a daily basis cast ever longer shadows. Future... more...
- Original Writing 2013; US$ 0.99
The author maintains that time does not exist as an entity in itself or as a feature of the universe, such as gravity, light, or strong nuclear force. Nor does it exist as some obscure force or influence which is unknown to us. The fact that what we refer to as time can be applied to all non-living and living matter, and to all events and to all... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99
An endlessly fascinating, beautifully designed survey of time?how long things take, how long things last, and how we spend our days Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical: Time stands still. Time also flies. Tomorrow is another day. Yet there's no time like the present. We want to do more in less time, but wish we could slow the clock.... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 12.99
Adrian Bardon's A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a short introduction to the history, philosophy, and science of the study of time-from the pre-Socratic philosophers through Einstein and beyond. A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time covers subjects such as time and change, the experience of time, physical and metaphysical approaches... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Covering a wide array of sources from ancient Mesopotamia to the Dead Sea Scrolls, the present volume offers an innovative perspective on Jewish apocalyptic time-reckoning during the Second Temple period, based on a unique calendar year of 364 days. more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.95
Robert Lanza is one of the most respected scientists in the world—a US News & World Report cover story called him a “genius? and a “renegade thinker,? even likening him to Einstein. Lanza has teamed with Bob Berman, the most widely read astronomer in the world, to produce Biocentrism , a revolutionary new view of the universe. Every now and then... more...