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  • 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...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • "Bucky Fuller thought big," Wired magazine recently noted, "Arthur C. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both." In his newest book, Cliff Pickover outdoes even himself, probing a mystery that has baffled mystics, philosophers, and scientists throughout history--What is the nature of time?In Time: A Traveler's Guide , Pickover takes...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 1999
  • Eight essays discussing the nature of time, ideal for the general reader.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1753
  • Filling the need for a book that conveys the current technology as well as the underlying history and physical background, this book tells physicists and engineers how to measure time to the precision required for modern-day use. The authors draw on their longstanding research experience with timekeeping and high-precision measurement to cover the...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2009
  • "Helga Nowotny's exploration of the forms and meaning of time in contemporary life is panoramic without in any way partaking of the blandness of a survey. From the artificial time of the scientific laboratory to the distinctively modern yearning for one's own time, she regards every topic in this wide-ranging book from a fresh angle of vision, one...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2015
  • This essential guide, now available in a fully updated new edition,†is the only available study of all¬†bestselling books, authors and genres since¬†the start¬†of the last century, giving an unique insight into¬†a hundred years of publishing and reading¬†and taking us on a journey into the heart of the British imagination.

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2008
  • What fiction have British people been reading in the last hundred years? Who are the most popular authors, the most popular books and the most important genres? Such straightforward questions raise intriguing literary, cultural, social and intellectual responses which often require much detective work in the annals of lost literature. This essential...

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 2002
  • A glorious, fully illustrated celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Games, with expert analysis and comment from The Times? cast of sporting experts and brought to life with sumptuous, award-winning photographs

    Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
    published : 2012
  • Novelist, cultural commentator, memoirist, and historian Eva Hoffman examines our ever-changing perception of time in this inspired addition to the BIG IDEAS/small books series Time has always been the great given, the element that establishes the governing facts of human fate that cannot be circumvented, deconstructed, or wished away. But these...

    Publisher : Picador
    published : 2009
  • Die Reihe¬†Narratologia publiziert innovative Monographien und Sammelb√§nde zur modernen Erz√§hltheorie und zu ihrer fachgeschichtlichen Rekonstruktion aus allen philologischen Disziplinen. Sie stellt das erste narratologische Forum dieser Art in Deutschland dar. Neben literarischen Texten stehen u. a. auch das Alltagserz√§hlen, Wort-Bild-Texte,...

    Publisher : De Gruyter
    published : 2011