Item description for Time, Temporality, Now: Experiencing Time and Concepts of Time in an Interdisciplinary Perspective by Harald Atmanspacher & Eva Ruhnau...
The essays in this topical volume inquire into one of the most fundamental issues of philosophy and of the cognitive and natural sciences: the riddle of time. The central feature is the tension between the experience and the conceptualization of time, reflecting an apparently unavoidable antinomy of subjective first-person accounts and objective traditional science. Is time based in the physics of inanimate matter, or does it originate in the operation of our minds? Is it essential for the constitution of reality, or is it just an illusion? Issues of time, temporality, and nowness are paradigms for interdisciplinary work in many contemporary fields of research. The authors of this volume discuss profoundly the mutual relationships and inspiring perspectives. They address a general audience.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 30, 1997
ISBN 3540624864 ISBN13 9783540624868