The Study of Time II

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

  • Editors
  • J. T. Fraser
  • N. Lawrence

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Aging

  3. Biological Rhythm

  4. History of Ideas

  5. Literature

    1. R. J. Quinones
      Pages 122-135
  6. Music

  7. Philosophy

    1. H. L. Dreyfus
      Pages 150-162
    2. N. Lawrence
      Pages 196-205
    3. C. M. Sherover
      Pages 216-230
    4. M. Yamamoto
      Pages 231-238
  8. Physics

    1. S. Kamefuchi
      Pages 239-248
    2. Ken-Ichi Ono
      Pages 249-257
    3. D. Park
      Pages 258-266
    4. M. S. Watanabe
      Pages 267-282
  9. Political Philosophy

  10. Psychology

    1. J. J. Gibson
      Pages 295-301
    2. J. A. Michon
      Pages 302-313
  11. Society

  12. Special Session on Timekeepers and Time

  13. Back Matter
    Pages 485-486

About this book


The Second Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time was held at Hotel Mt. Fuji, near Lake Yamanaka, Japan, on July I to 7,1973. The present volume is the proceedings at that Con­ ference and constitutes the second volume in The Study of Time series. * At the closing session of our First Conference in Oberwolfach, Germany, in 1969, I was honored by being elected to the Presidency of the Society, following Dr. J. G. Whitrow, our fIrst President. My mandate was to organize a Second Conference, consistent with the aim of the Society, which is the holding of interdisciplinary conferences for the presentation and discussion of papers on various as­ pects of time. Several participants expressed to me their wish to have a second conference held in Japan so as to emphasize the international and intercultural dedication of this Society. Dr. Fraser carefully evaluated this and many other suggestions, weighed the possible conference sites and our chances of raising the necessary funds to convene a meeting at such sites, and concurred with my conclusions that we should go ahead with the plans for a Japanese meeting. For the difficult and complicated task of raising funds and organizing a conference in Japan, I had to select and rely heavily on somebody both capable and reliable and also living in Japan. Thus, I asked the Reverend Michael Mutsuo Yanase, S. J.


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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-50123-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-50121-0
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