The Study of Time IV: Papers from the Fourth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time, Alpbach-Austria

The Study of Time IV: Papers from the Fourth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time, Alpbach-Austria

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461259497
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/14/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

My Time Is Your Time.- Issues of Beginnings and Endings.- Beginnings of Organic Evolution.- The Beginning of the Beginning in Western Thought.- Death, Literature, and Its Consolations.- On the Beginnings and Endings of Time in Medieval Judaism and Islam.- A Structuralist View of Biological Origins.- The Origins of Time.- The Relationship Between Our New Sense of Time and Our Sense of An Ending in Tragedy.- The Beginning and End of Time in Physical Cosmology.- Beginnings and Endings: Hesse and Kawabata.- Perspectivity and the Principle of Continuity.- Closure and the Shape of Fictions: The Example of “Women in Love”.- Issues of Music and Time.- Hindu-Buddhist Time in Javanese Gamelan Music.- The Zones of Time in Music and Human Activity.- On Musical Continuity.- The Creation of Audible Time.- Miscellaneous Contributions.- The Branch System Hypothesis: A Critique.- Time Proverbs and Social Change in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.- A Report on the Literature of Time 1900-1980.- 1. A Selected Bibliography of Books.- 2. Periodical Literature—a Statistical Survey.- 3. A Guide to the Time-related Subject Headings of the Library of Congress.- Membership List.

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