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The study of time; proceedings of the first [-second] conference of the International Society for the Study of Time.

Author: J T Fraser; F C Haber; G H Müller; Nathaniel M Lawrence; International Society for the Study of Time.
Publisher: Berlin, New York, Springer-Verlag, 1972-75.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Society for the Study of Time.
Study of time.
Berlin, New York, Springer-Verlag, 1972-75
(OCoLC)653346161
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J T Fraser; F C Haber; G H Müller; Nathaniel M Lawrence; International Society for the Study of Time.
ISBN: 0387058249 9780387058245 3540058249 9783540058243 0387073213 9780387073217 0387903119 9780387903118
OCLC Number: 43264439
Language Note: English or German.
Notes: Vol. 2 edited by J.T. Fraser and N. Lawrence.
First conference held in 1969 at Oberwolfach, Germany; 2d held in 1973 near Lake Yamanaka, Japan.
Description: 2 volumes illustrations 26 cm
Contents: Presidential Address: Reflections on the History of the Concept of Time.- I. Time and the Physical Sciences.- The Time Coordinate in Einstein's Restricted Theory of Relativity.- General Relativity and Time in the Solar System.- Zeit als physikalischer Begriff.- Time in Particle Physics.- Time in Statistical Physics and Special Relativity.- The Myth of the Passage of Time.- Time Asymmetry, Time Reversal, and Irreversibility.- No Paradox in the Theory of Time Anisotropy.- Pierre Curie's Principle of One-Way Process.- In Defence of the Direction of Time.- Creative Time.- II. Time in the Life Sciences.- Temporal Order as the Origin of Spatial Order in Embryos.- Time in the Evolutionary Process.- The Measurement of Perceptual Durations.- Oscillations as Possible Basis for Time Perception.- Processing of Temporal Information and the Cognitive Theory of Time Experience.- The Psychophysical Structure of Temporal Information.- The Dimensions of the Sensible Present.- Time, Time Stance, and Existence.- Personality and the Psychology of Time.- III. Time, Philosophy and the Logic of Time Concept.- The Notion of the Present.- Instants and Intervals.- The Fiction of Instants.- On the Reality of Becoming.- Whitehead and the Philosophy of Time.- IV. Time and Culture.- The Deification of Time.- The Darwinian Revolution in the Concept of Time.- Temporal Attitudes in Four Negro Subcultures.- On Hegel - A Study in Sorcery.- Time and the Modern Self: Descartes, Rousseau, Beckett.- Time and the Modern Self: A Change in Dramatic Form.- The Study of Time..- V. Special Session on Flight Dysrhythmia.- The Psychological Effects of Rapid Shifts in Temporal Referents.- Evaluation of Circadian Dyschronism during Transmeridian Flights.- Some Factors in the Production of Dysrhythmia and Disorientation Associated with Rapid Latitudinal Transfer.- Discussion Notes on the Lecture by Dr. Gooddy.
Responsibility: Edited by J.T. Fraser, F.C. Haber [and] G.H. Müller.

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