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Capital Times : Tales from the Conquest of Time - Eric Alliez

Capital Times

Tales from the Conquest of Time

Paperback Published: 1st March 1996
ISBN: 9780816622603
Number Of Pages: 344

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Time is money, Benjamin Franklin once said, and in a reading of European philosophy, this text shows how true this adage is. A history of philosophy of time, and a comparison of ways of conceiving the temporal, this work attempts to unravel the theoretical frameworks that have given time its shape in Western civilization. It analyzes the social and political processes involved in conceptions of time in ancient and medieval tradition and sets them in the context of contemporary political and philosophical debates centering on the thought of Kant and Marx. It forces the reader to re-evaluate the philosophical and historical status of time in Western culture.

Foreword
Introduction
The Accident of Time: An Aristotelian Studyp. 1
The Time of Audacity: Plotinusp. 27
The Time of Novitas: Saint Augustinep. 77
Fides Efficaxp. 141
Apostilp. 241
Notesp. 243
Bibliographical Indicationsp. 297
Indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9780816622603
ISBN-10: 0816622604
Series: Theory Out of Bounds
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st March 1996
Publisher: UNIV OF MINNESOTA PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.55 x 17.78  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.72

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