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The Study of Time II

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

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Table of contents (32 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Aging

    1. Time, Death and Ritual in Old Age

      • R. Kastenbaum
      Pages 20-38
  3. Biological Rhythm

    1. Cyclic States as Biological Space-Time Fields

      • G. Schaltenbrand
      Pages 54-68
  4. History of Ideas

    1. The Concept of Time in Western Antiquity

      • P. E. Ariotti
      Pages 69-80
    2. Nietzsche and the Concept of Time

      • D. W. Dauer
      Pages 81-97
  5. Literature

    1. Four Phases of Time and Literary Modernism

      • R. J. Quinones
      Pages 122-135
  6. Philosophy

    1. Human Temporality

      • H. L. Dreyfus
      Pages 150-162
    2. Temporal Passage and Spatial Metaphor

      • N. Lawrence
      Pages 196-205
    3. Time and Ethics: How Is Morality Possible?

      • C. M. Sherover
      Pages 216-230
    4. What Time Is Not

      • M. Yamamoto
      Pages 231-238
  7. Physics

    1. A Non-Causal Approach to Physical Time

      • S. Kamefuchi
      Pages 239-248
    2. On the Origin of Indeterminancy

      • Ken-Ichi Ono
      Pages 249-257
    3. Laws of Physics and Ideas of Time

      • D. Park
      Pages 258-266

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.

Keywords

  • Ahead
  • Volume
  • Zeit
  • calculus
  • causality
  • philosophy
  • presentation
  • society
  • time
  • time series

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The Study of Time II

  • Book Subtitle: Proceedings of the Second Conference of the International Society for the Study of Time Lake Yamanaka-Japan

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

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-50121-0

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media New York 1975

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-642-50123-4

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-642-50121-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: X, 486

  • Number of Illustrations: 91 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Mathematics

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USD 84.99
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Softcover Book
USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)