Time Travels

Feminism, Nature, Power

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Author: Elizabeth Grosz

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822386550

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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Recently the distinguished feminist theorist Elizabeth Grosz has turned her critical acumen toward rethinking time and duration. Time Travels brings her trailblazing essays together to show how reconceptualizing temporality transforms and revitalizes key scholarly and political projects. In these essays, Grosz demonstrates how imagining different relations between the past, present, and future alters understandings of social and scientific projects ranging from theories of justice to evolutionary biology, and she explores the radical implications of the reordering of these projects for feminist, queer, and critical race theories. Grosz’s reflections on how rethinking time might generate new understandings of nature, culture, subjectivity, and politics are wide ranging. She moves from a compelling argument that Charles Darwin’s notion of biological and cultural evolution can potentially benefit feminist, queer, and antiracist agendas to an exploration of modern jurisprudence’s reliance on the notion that justice is only immanent in the future and thus is always beyond reach. She examines Henri Bergson’s philosophy of duration in light of the writings of Gilles Deleuze, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and William James, and she discusses issues of sexual difference, identity, pleasure, and desire in relation to the thought of Deleuze, Friedrich Nietzsche, Michel Foucault, and Luce Irigaray. Together these essays demonstrate the broad scope and applicability of Grosz’s thinking about time as an undertheorized but uniquely productive force.

Daring Dames: Time Travels

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Author: Mini Komix

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304344827

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 102

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Set your time machine for the past, the future, and all points in between. Travel through time and space with some of the most beautiful girls from the Golden Age of comics. There's the villainous Sorceress Of Zoom in her quest to obtain a magical jewel, lovely Luana transports Captain Science thousands of years to stop the evil Doctor Khartoum from sacrificing slave girls, a darling doctor accidently summons a knight and dragon in Through The Time Warp, ta project between two lovers goes back to the dawn of time for A New Beginning, the continuing saga of Malu The Slave Girl as she looks back at her past life during the Arabian Nights, a package filled with harem girls from the future leads to a Miscalculation, a look at The Lost Lives Of Lauren Hastings, an archeologist is summoned by a sexy priestess to fight The Monster God Of Rogor, and the goddess Isis haunts her descendants from ancient Egypt. Strange tales and bizarre thrillers in this cosmic collection. 100 Big Pages!

The Time Travel Handbook

A Manual of Practical Teleportation & Time Travel

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Author: David Hatcher Childress

Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press

ISBN: 9780932813688

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 271

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Discusses the theories of time travel and teleportation and examines actual experiments, the claims of time-traveling individuals, and patents for time travel and teleportation devices

Time Travel in Einstein's Universe

The Physical Possibilities of Travel Through Time

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Author: J. Richard Gott

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618257355

Category: Science

Page: 291

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A leading astrophysicist takes time travel science fiction to science fact, speculating on the real possibility that temporal navigation might be within the grasp of humanity. Reprint.

Time Travel

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Author: Παύλος Ορφανίδης

Publisher: Παύλος Α. Ορφανίδης

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 77

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This is a book that contains information abou time travel. Is it possible? Can we achieve it? Let's find out... Shall we?

Time Travel Theory

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Author: IntroBooks

Publisher: IntroBooks

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 40

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You have seen movies, you have read books and every time have thought whether you could do it too. The word ‘time travel’ itself brings a stir within and the fancies of what one could change if given the opportunity to go back in time or in the future. What might seem impossible for you has been tried and tested by many. They also have given many explanations of how time travel is possible. There are a number of questions that arise when something impossible like this is spoken of. This eBook is all about the history and crucial explanations of the possibility of travelling through time portals.

The Paradoxes of Time Travel

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Author: Ryan Wasserman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198793332

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

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Ryan Wasserman presents a wide-ranging exploration of puzzles raised by the possibility of time travel, including the grandfather paradox, the bootstrapping paradox, and the twin paradox of special relativity. He draws out their implications for our understanding of time, tense, freedom, fatalism, causation, counterfactuals, laws of nature, persistence, change, and mereology. The Paradoxes of Time Travel is written in an accessible style, and filled with entertaining examples from physics, science fiction, and popular culture.

The Time Travelers' Handbook

A Wild, Wacky, and Wooly Adventure Through History!

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Author: Lottie Stride

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1429986328

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Grab your portable time machine and set off on a guided tour through the most interesting parts of ancient history. Find out ancient secrets: How are mummies made? Where does Chinese silk come from? Learn forgotten rituals: Leap over a Minoan bull, vote in an ancient Greek election, and become a jaguar warrior. And finally, bring forgotten skills to life: Pass notes in your own form of Sumerian writing, dine on ancient Roman delicacies, and play Mayan football in your backyard.

The Second Time Travel MEGAPACK ®

23 Modern and Classic Stories

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Author: Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Robert J. Sawyer

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1479403407

Category: Fiction

Page: 571

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"The Second Time Travel Megapack" collects 23 more tales of travel through time, by great modern and classic authors. Included are: SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES, by Robert J. Sawyer THE BUSINESS, AS USUAL, by Mack Reynolds THROUGH TIME AND SPACE WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT: 18, by Grendel Briarton TIME WELL SPENT, by George Zebrowski THE DAY TIME STOPPED MOVING, by Bradner Buckner SAVING JANE AUSTEN, by Robert Reginald IN THE CARDS, by Alan Cogan A WITCH IN TIME, by Janet Fox YESTERDAY'S PAPER, by Boyd Ellanby A MATTER OF TIME, by Robert Reginald THE MAN WHO SAW THROUGH TIME, by Leonard Raphael CAVERNS OF TIME, by Carlos McCune THROUGH TIME AND SPACE WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT: 110, by Grendel Briarton LOST IN TIME, by Arthur Leo Zagat THE LAND WHERE TIME STOOD STILL, by Arthur Leo Zagat OUTSIDE OF TIME, by Carroll John Daly BULL MOOSE OF BABYLON, by Don Wilcox COMPOUNDED INTEREST, by Mack Reynolds THE MAN WHO CHANGED HISTORY, by John York Cabot TIME ON YOUR HANDS, by John York Cabot INSIDE TIME, by Tim Sullivan THROUGH TIME AND SPACE WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT: 116, by Grendel Briarton THE GALLERY OF HIS DREAMS, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the more than 100 other entries in the series, covering science fiction, modern authors, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more!

The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century

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Author: Harry Turtledove,Martin H. Greenberg

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 9780345481900

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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LEAP INTO THE FUTURE, AND SHOOT BACK TO THE PAST H. G. Wells’s seminal short story “The Time Machine,” published in 1895, provided the springboard for modern science fiction’s time travel explosion. Responding to their own fascination with the subject, the greatest visionary writers of the twentieth century penned some of their finest stories. Here are eighteen of the most exciting tales ever told, including “Time’s Arrow” In Arthur C. Clarke’s classic, two brilliant physicists finally crack the mystery of time travel—with appalling consequences. “Death Ship” Richard Matheson, author of Somewhere in Time, unveils a chilling scenario concerning three astronauts who stumble upon the conundrum of past and future. “Yesterday was Monday” If all the world’s a stage, Theodore Sturgeon’s compelling tale follows the odyssey of an ordinary joe who winds up backstage. “Rainbird” R.A. Lafferty reflects on what might have been in this brainteaser about an inventor so brilliant that he invents himself right out of existence. “Timetipping” What if everyone time-traveled except you? Jack Dann provides some surprising answers in this literary gem. . . . as well as stories by Poul Anderson • L. Sprague de Camp • Joe Haldeman • John Kessel • Nancy Kress • Henry Kuttner • Ursula K. Le Guin • Larry Niven • Charles Sheffield • Robert Silverberg • Connie Willis By turns frightening, puzzling, and fantastic, these stories engage us in situations that may one day break free of the bonds of fantasy . . . to enter the realm of the future: our future. Note: "A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury and "I'm Scared" by Jack Finney are not included in this edition.