"Helga Nowotny's exploration of the forms and meaning of time incontemporary life is panoramic without in any way partaking of theblandness of a survey. From the artificial time of the scientificlaboratory to the distinctively modern yearning for one's own time, she regards every topic in this wide-ranging book from a freshangle of vision, one which reveals unsuspected affinities betweenthe bravest, newest worlds of global technology and the mostancient worlds of myth." --Lorraine Daston, University of Chicago This book ...

Time 1996, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745618371

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