The Study of Time II: Proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Lake Yamanaka-Japan

The Study of Time II: Proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Lake Yamanaka-Japan

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1975)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642501234
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 05/27/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1975
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I. Aging.- Temporal Stages in the Development of the Self.- Time, Death and Ritual in Old Age.- II. Biological Rhythm.- Astronomical References in Biological Rhythms.- Cyclic States as Biological Space-Time Fields.- III. History of Ideas.- The Concept of Time in Western Antiquity.- Nietzsche and the Concept of Time.- Temporality and Time in Hegel and Marx.- On Historical Time in the Works of Leibniz.- IV. Literature.- Four Phases of Time and Literary Modernism.- V. Music.- The Structure of Time in Music: Traditional and Contemporary Ramifications and Consequences.- VI. Philosophy.- Human Temporality.- Structures of the ‘Living Present’: Husserl and Proust.- Temporal Passage and Spatial Metaphor.- Time: Being or Consciousness Alone? — A Realist View.- Time and Ethics: How Is Morality Possible?.- What Time Is Not.- VII. Physics.- A Non-Causal Approach to Physical Time.- On the Origin of Indeterminacy.- Laws of Physics and Ideas of Time.- Causality and Time.- VIII. Political Philosophy.- The History of Political Philosophy and the Myth of the Tradition.- IX. Psychology.- Events are Perceivable But Time Is Not.- Time Experience and Memory Processes.- Time and the Structure of Human Cognition.- X. Society.- Time Structuring and Time Measurement: On the Interrelation Between Timekeepers and Social Time.- An Analysis of Future Orientation and Some of its Social Determinants.- XI. Special Session on Timekeepers and Time.- Clockmaking — The Most General Trade.- Clockwork Before the Clock and Timekeepers Before Timekeeping.- Monasticism and the First Mechanical Clocks.- The Cathedral Clock and the Cosmological Clock Metaphor.- The Development of the Pendulum as a Device for Regulating Clocks Prior to the 18th Century.- Oriental Concepts of the Measure of Time.- List of Participants: International Society for the Study of Time, Second World Conference.

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