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Time Travel Novels

  • ?A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.? ? The Millions ?A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.? ? Washington Post ?A thrilling journey of ideas.? ? Boston Globe From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, here is a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2016
  • This book argues that time travel fiction is a narrative "laboratory," a setting for thought experiments in which essential theoretical questions about storytelling--and by extension, about the philosophy of temporality, history, and subjectivity--are represented in the form of literal devices and plots.Drawing on physics, philosophy, narrative theory,...

    Publisher : Fordham University Press
    published : 2016
  • Time offers a comprehensive history of the philosophy of time in western philosophy from the Greeks through to the twentieth century. In the first half of the book, Philip Turetzky explores theories in ancient and modern philosophy chronologically: from Aristotle to Nietzsche. In the latter half, Turetzky describes the philosophy of time in three...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2002
  • "Bucky Fuller thought big," Wired magazine recently noted, "Arthur C. Clarke thinks big, but Cliff Pickover outdoes them both." In his newest book, Cliff Pickover outdoes even himself, probing a mystery that has baffled mystics, philosophers, and scientists throughout history--What is the nature of time?In Time: A Traveler's Guide , Pickover takes...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 1999
  • In this riveting, ambitious novel from James A. Michener, the renowned chronicler of epic history turns his extraordinary imagination to a world he knew better than anyone: the world of books. Lukas Yoder, a novelist who has enjoyed a long, successful career, has finished what he believes to be his final work. Then a tragedy strikes in his community,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2014
  • Fast track route to getting the most out of your travelling Covers all the key techniques for savvy travelling, from getting competitive rates from hotels and maximising air miles, to staying healthy and keeping on top of expenses Lessons and tips from some of the world's great travel successes, such as European Low Cost Airlines and the...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2000
  • Eight essays discussing the nature of time, ideal for the general reader.

    Publisher : Cambridge University Press
    published : 1753
  • The Novel: An Anthology of Criticism and Theory 1900–2000 is a collection of the most influential writings on the theory of the novel from the twentieth century. Traces the rise of novel theory and the extension of its influence into other disciplines, especially social, cultural and political theory. Broad in scope, including...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2009
  • Filling the need for a book that conveys the current technology as well as the underlying history and physical background, this book tells physicists and engineers how to measure time to the precision required for modern-day use. The authors draw on their longstanding research experience with timekeeping and high-precision measurement to cover the...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2009
  • "Helga Nowotny's exploration of the forms and meaning of time in contemporary life is panoramic without in any way partaking of the blandness of a survey. From the artificial time of the scientific laboratory to the distinctively modern yearning for one's own time, she regards every topic in this wide-ranging book from a fresh angle of vision, one...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2015