Encyclopedia of Time PDF Book: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture

Encyclopedia of Time PDF Book

In an overview of the basic facts, concepts, theories, and assumptions that inform our current understanding of time,

The Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and artists to ‘Antiquity. Until now.

History of Empires

Bringing together the ideas of scientists from around the world and a wide variety of disciplines in one collection,

this encyclopedia will provide readers with a greater understanding and appreciation of the elusive phenomenon experienced as time.


An overview of historical thought about time, including ideas from ancient Greece, early Christianity, the Italian Renaissance, the Enlightenment and other periods.

History of Europe (Country by Country)

Covers the original and enduring ideas of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, physicist Albert Einstein, philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

The importance of time in the works of Isaac Asimov, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Francesco Petrarca, HG Wells and many other authors is discussed.

Encyclopedia of Time PDF Book
Encyclopedia of Time PDF Book

Contains works by naturalists and religious scholars, including astronomers, cosmologists, physicists, chemists, geologists, paleontologists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians.

Includes depictions of the fluidity of time by artists such as The Persistence of Memory by artist Salvador DalĂ­ and The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, as well as The Temptation of Saint Anthony by Gustave Flaubert and Quo Vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz.

History of America (Country by Country)

Provides a truly interdisciplinary approach with a discussion of Aztec, Buddhist, Christian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Hindu, Islamic, Navajo, and many other cultural concepts of time.
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Biology / Evolution
Culture / History
Geology / Paleontology
Chemical Physics
Psychology / Literature

Religion / Theology