Soul of the World

Soul of the World

Unlocking the Secrets of Time

Book - 2008 | First edition.
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Blending science with an evocative narrative, Christopher Dewdney takes readers on a fascinating journey to the most elusive and fluid of the dimensions lying within human perception: time. As he did with the hours between dusk and dawn in Acquainted with the Night, Dewdney unlocks all of today, tomorrow and yesterday through his wide-ranging narrative. He shows how time has been imagined through the ages in mythology, philosophy, art and science, answering the questions that have engaged inquiring minds since before recorded history. Why does time flow in only one direction? Is time travel actually possible? Why does time go faster the higher you are from the earth's surface?
     Spun out across the seasons of a year and through encounters with friends, family and strangers, Soul of the World offers extraordinary insights into the nature of time and its influence on us.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, [2008]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781554680023
Branch Call Number: 304.237 DEW
Characteristics: 242 pages ;,24 cm


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HeartAGlow Sep 18, 2011

Absolutely loved this book. Easy humorous read; while at the same time comprehensive ideas/explanations of various ways of viewing/discussing time
one of my top 10 reads.

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