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- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Time is something that helps us keep track of our lives including things in the past, present, and future. Before, people used the sun and the cycle of the moon to tell the time. After many different contraptions were invented to measure time, advanced clocks, such a quartz crystal clocks, and atomic clocks were invented that help us keep track of... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
The essays in this volume, which are conducted across a broad geographical range, reveal the great potentialof studyingBronze Age hoard sites.This volumeprovides a glimpseinto current research on Bronze Age hoard sites between the Baltic Sea and Carpathian Basin while also opening up new perspectives on a phenomenon often regarded as fully researched. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 168.00
The non-technical, basic yet familiar features of time are investigated, e.g. two novel, detailed arguments defending the common view that 'time rolls relentlessly' are advanced; a number of hitherto neglected fundamental differences between spatio-temporal location and every other physical property are discussed; the unresolved problem, why the past... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 19.95
Raum und Zeit sind die große Bühne, auf der sich unser Leben und alle irdischen und kosmischen Vorgänge abspielen. Meist erleben wir Raum und Zeit als unveränderlich und unbeeinflussbar. Doch Raum und Zeit könnten Eigenschaften haben, von denen selbst Einstein nicht zu träumen wagte. Andreas Müller erläutert... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
As the study of time has flourished in the physical and human sciences, the philosophy of time has come into its own as a lively and diverse area of academic research. Philosophers investigate not just the metaphysics of time, and our experience and representation of time, but the role of time in ethics and action, and philosophical issues in the sciences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
We see and hear an awful lot about nature these days: melting ice sheets, invasive species, biodiversity, genetic illnesses, over-fishing and much more besides. We live, it is said, in the Anthropocene: an era in which the human impact on the natural world is equivalent to biophysical changes that normally unfold over several millennia. We listen... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
Contemplative or "noetic" knowledge has traditionally been seen as the highest mode of understanding, a view that persists both in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where "theoria physike," or the illumined understanding of creation that follows the purification of the heart, is seen to provide deeper insights... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
This first full length treatment of interventionist theories of causation in the social sciences, the biological sciences and other higher-level sciences the presents original counter arguments to recent trends in the debate and serves as useful introduction to the subject. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
Prismatic Ecology moves beyond the accustomed green readings of ecotheory and maps a colorful world of ecological possibility. By way of color, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen guides readers through a reflection of an essentially complex and disordered universe and demonstrates the spectrum as an unfinishable totality, always in excess of what a human perceives.... more...