Temps de crise ou crise du Temps ? The Sociology of Time « A. In a history seminar this week, I had the pleasure of reading Franz Boas’ Anthropology and Modern Life, a popular text he wrote in 1928.
Boas was the founder of American Anthropology, and hugely influential in 20th century social science. Anthropology and Modern Life was incredibly accessible, and in many ways the best introductory social science text I’ve ever read (in spite of its age). Boas’ discussion and dismissal of biological arguments for race is classic, and he weaves them together with a critique of both eugenics (prominent at the time) and nationalism (a hugely important topic often ignored or underplayed in intro texts, which focus more race/class/gender within a “society”, often coterminous with the nation). Though Boas does not use the term social construction, his book is an excellent introduction to social construction with a nice humanist bent, and a deep engagement with biology and the material. Last, I’d go to timepieces themselves and E.P. The History of Sun Clocks and Water Clocks - Obelisks.
Not until somewhat recently (that is, in terms of human history) did people find a need for knowing the time of day.
As best we know, 5000 to 6000 years ago great civilizations in the Middle East and North Africa initiated clock making as opposed to calendar making. With their attendant bureaucracies and formal religions, these cultures found a need to organize their time more efficiently. Sun Clocks After the Sumerian culture was lost without passing on its knowledge, the Egyptians were the next to formally divide their day into parts something like our hours. Obelisks (slender, tapering, four-sided monuments) were built as early as 3500 B.C. Another Egyptian shadow clock or sundial, possibly the first portable timepiece, came into use around 1500 B.C. to measure the passage of "hours.
" 6 techniques pour savourer l’instant : Psychanalyse : la nécessaire patience. S’il est un espace où le temps continue de régner en maître absolu, c’est celui de la psychanalyse.
En premier lieu, cette technique thérapeutique suppose que nous nous y prêtions pendant des années. Elle ne saurait donc être conseillée aux impatients et aux ennemis de la lenteur. Ensuite, nous venons en analyse car, dans notre inconscient, le temps s’obstine à ne pas passer. Presque toujours, les souffrances, les angoisses, les problèmes avec l’amour ou l’autre sexe datent de la petite enfance.
Ils remontent parfois à un passé plus ancien, à la génération d’avant. Le temps pour comprendre la cause de nos conflits intérieurs ne peut être déterminé à l’avance. Si la psychanalyse travaille avec et sur le temps, elle est aussi un temps hors temps, où nous ne nous consacrons qu’à nous-mêmes. Avril 2005. Polet_cinemas. Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: a Study Guide. Cummings Guides Home .. | ..
Contact This Site . . Background and Summary by Michael J. Cummings ... © 2008 Title Meaning ....... Authors ....... Language, Farsi. There is probably nothing in the mass of English translations or reproductions of the poetry of the East to be compared with this little volume [the Rubáiyát ] in point of value as English poetry. ....... Time in Shakespeare's Sonnets essays. Read_Bergmann-The-Problem-of-Time-in-Sociology. TIME'S ARROW TIME'S CYCLE. Roadmaps For Worship. Humans exist in time.
We measure time. Philosophical Transactions B - Time. Although time is part of our experience, it is nowhere to be found in the physical world.
There exists no sense organ for time, yet we perceive its passage and can judge duration. What Happened to Downtime? The Extinction of Deep Thinking & Sacred Space. Interruption-free space is sacred.
Yet, in the digital era we live in, we are losing hold of the few sacred spaces that remain untouched by email, the internet, people, and other forms of distraction. Our cars now have mobile phone integration and a thousand satellite radio stations. When walking from one place to another, we have our devices streaming data from dozens of sources. Even at our bedside, we now have our iPads with heaps of digital apps and the world’s information at our fingertips. There has been much discussion about the value of the “creative pause” – a state described as “the shift from being fully engaged in a creative activity to being passively engaged, or the shift to being disengaged altogether.” ISST Home Page. Julius Thomas Fraser. J.
T. Fraser (May 7, 1923 in Budapest, Hungary – November 21, 2010 in Westport, Connecticut) made important scholarly contributions to the interdisciplinary Study of Time and was a founding member of the International Society for the Study of Time. His work has strongly influenced thinking about the nature of time across the disciplines from physics to sociology, biology to comparative religion, and he was a seminal figure in the general interdisciplinary study of temporality. His work has been particularly influential on the work of Frederick Turner and Alexander Argyros. Biography Born and raised in Hungary, Fraser was not drafted into the military on account of his partial Jewish heritage.
Following the Second World War, he emigrated to the United States. The Origins of European Thought: About the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the ... - R. B. Onians.