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An Experiment With Time

A book by the British aeronautical engineer J. W. Dunne (1875-1949) on the subjects of precognitive dreams and the nature of time.

Author : J. W. Dunne

Release : 2016-07-26

Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN : 1786259893

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A book by the British aeronautical engineer J. W. Dunne (1875-1949) on the subjects of precognitive dreams and the nature of time. First published in March 1927, it was very widely read, and his ideas were promoted by several other authors, in particular by J. B. Priestley. He published three sequels; The Serial Universe, The New Immortality, and Nothing Dies.

An Experiment with Time

Author : John W. Dunne

Release : 1969

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An Experiment with Time

Author : John William Dunne

Release : 1938

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Insomniac Dreams

They show Nabokov at his most vulnerable, raw, and genuine, giving us rare glimpses into his past, his feelings about his parents, his relationship with his wife and son, and his anxieties and hopes. This is a very important book.

Author : Vladimir Nabokov

Release : 2019-11-05

Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN : 0691196907

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First publication of an index-card diary in which Nabokov recorded sixty-four dreams and subsequent daytime episodes, allowing the reader a glimpse of his innermost life.

Reading the Times

ideas. Critics have compared them to T. S. Eliot's views of times present, past and
future in Four Quartets (1936–42), noting that further editions of An Experiment
with Time were published in the 1930s by Faber and Faber, for whom Eliot was ...

Author : Randall Stevenson

Release : 2018-02-01

Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN : 1474432344

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Wartime British writers took to the airwaves to reshape the nation and the Empire

An Experiment with Flexi-time

The period could be a week , a fortnight , a month or even longer depending on
what management thinks is suitable . Say the settlement period is 2 weeks and in
that time an employee is supposed to work 80 hours . If he accumulates over 80 ...

Author : New Zealand. Department of Labour. Research and Planning Division

Release : 1975

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Cambridge and Vienna

He won renown with the book mentioned by Ramsey, namely An Experiment with
Time, first published in 1927 (third ... Other books by Dunne are The Serial
Universe (London, 1934), meant as a continuation of An Experiment with Time;
The ...

Author : Maria C. Galavotti

Release : 2006-07-10

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN : 1402041012

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The Institute Vienna Circle held a conference in Vienna in 2003, Cambridge and Vienna – Frank P. Ramsey and the Vienna Circle, to commemorate the philosophical and scientific work of Frank Plumpton Ramsey (1903–1930). This Ramsey conference provided not only historical and biographical perspectives on one of the most gifted thinkers of the Twentieth Century, but also new impulses for further research on at least some of the topics pioneered by Ramsey, whose interest and potential are greater than ever. Ramsey did pioneering work in several fields, practitioners of which rarely know of his important work in other fields: philosophy of logic and theory of language, foundations of mathematics, mathematics, probability theory, methodology of science, philosophy of psychology, and economics. There was a focus on the one topic which was of strongest mutual concern to Ramsey and the Vienna Circle, namely the question of foundations of mathematics, in particular the status of logicism. Although the major scientific connection linking Ramsey with Austria is his work on logic, to which the Vienna Circle dedicated several meetings, certainly the connection which is of greater general interest concerns Ramsey's visits and discussions with Wittgenstein. Ramsey was the only important thinker to actually visit Wittgenstein during his school-teaching career in Puchberg and Ottertal in the 1920s, in Lower Austria; and later, Ramsey was instrumental in getting Wittgenstein positions at Cambridge.

Automated Weather Support

Top : comparison of central pressure as a function of time for Experiments W2
and W6 . Center ... of time . 11 . Results from an experiment with the asymmetrical
model . Streamline pattern in the upper troposphere at 84 hours . ' Radial line in ...

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Release : 1971

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The report contains the proceedings of the Sixth of the Technical Exchange Conferences sponsored by the Air Weather Service and hosted by one of the three armed services on a rotation basis. These sessions dealt with the following subject areas: Automated analysis and forecasting, Local area forecasting, Tailored meteorological support, Automated processing and application of satellite data, and Environmental simulation. The sixth and final session was devoted to a panel discussion on Automated meteorological support.

Encyclopedia of Prophecy

Dunne, J. W. An Experiment with Time. Revised and enlarged edition. London: ...
He recognized the place as an island he had dreamed of before, with a volcano
on it, which he knew, in the dream, was going to explode.A nightmare sequence

Author : Geoffrey Ashe

Release : 2001

Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN : 1576070794

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A definitive, factual, A–Z reference guide offering a global perspective on the role of prophecy in world history, religion, folklore, and literature. * More than 100 entries on prophets and prophecies from the Antichrist to Yevgeny Zamyatin, the Russian author whose writings influenced Aldous Huxley's Brave New World and George Orwell's 1984 * Extensive illustrations with drawings and diagrams including engravings from William Blake's so-called prophetic books and depictions of the ten incarnations of Vishnu * Numerous photographs of writers such as D. H. Lawrence, H. G. Wells, and E. M. Forster; spiritual leaders such as Madame Blavatsky, founder of Theosophy; and Theodor Herzl, founder of Zionism * A bibliography as a guide for extended research

Rumer Godden

Chapter 5 An Experiment with Narrative? Rumer Godden's A Fugue in Time
Victoria Stewart When A Fugue in Time (1945) was reissued in 1976, Rumer
Godden added a note in which she described one of the important influences on
the ...

Author : Dr Lucy Le-Guilcher

Release : 2013-04-28

Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN : 1409475794

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From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published more than 60 books, including novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry; this is the first collection devoted to this important transnational writer. Focusing on Godden's writing from the 1930s onward, the contributors uncover the breadth and variety of the literary landscape on display in works such as Black Narcissus, The Lady and the Unicorn, A Fugue in Time, and The River. Often drawing on her own experiences living in India and Britain, Godden establishes a diverse narrative topography that allows her to engage with issues related to her own uncertain position as an author representing such nomadic Others as gypsies, or taking up the displacements brought about by international conflict. Recognizing that studies of the transnational must consider the condition of enforced and elected exile within the changing political and cultural borders of postcolonial nations, the contributors position Godden with respect to different and overlapping fields of inquiry: modern literary history; colonial, postcolonial, and transnational studies; inter-media studies; and children's literature. Taken together, the essays in this volume demonstrate the richness and variety of Godden's writing and render the myriad ways in which Godden is an important critical presence in mid-twentieth-century fiction.

Flann O'Brien & Modernism

... that the link with Einstein reduces the complexity of 'the polyphonic
composition of the post-modernist intertext'.25 He suggests that 'O'Brien garnered
his scientific knowledge of parallax from the more populist work An Experiment
with Time, ...

Author : Julian Murphet

Release : 2014-07-31

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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Flann O'Brien & Modernism brings a much-needed refreshment to the state of scholarship on this increasingly recognised but still widely misunderstood 'second generation' modernist. Rather than construe him as a postmodernist, it correctly locates O'Brien's work as the product of a late modernist sensibility and cultural context. Similarly, while there should be no doubt of his Irishness, and his profound debts to Irish language, history and culture, this collection seeks to understand O'Brien's nationally sensitive achievement as the work of an internationalist whose preoccupations reflect global modernist trends. The distinct themes and concerns tracked in Flann O'Brien & Modernism include characterization in branching narrative forms; the ethics and paradoxes of naming; parody and homage; lies and deception; theatricality; sexuality; technology and transport; and the inevitable matter of drink and intoxication. Taken together, these specific topics construct a mosaic image of O'Brien as an exemplary modernist auteur, abreast of all the most salient philosophical and technical concerns affecting literary production in the period immediately before and after World War Two.

A Question of Time

See also Time The Exeter Book, 258 An Experiment with Time (Dunne), 39-44,
45-46; and The Lost Road, 61, 66, 81, 84-85; and The Notion Club Papers, 136;
as reference for time in L6rien, 95, 104. See also Field of attention; Observer ...

Author : Verlyn Flieger

Release : 2001

Publisher : Kent State University Press

ISBN : 9780873386999

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Tolkien's concern with time - past and present, real and faerie - captures the wonder of travel into other worlds and other times. This work shows that he was not just a mythmaker and writer of escapist fantasy but a man whose relationship to his own century was troubled and critical.

Herd Behavior in Financial Markets: An Experiment with Financial Market Professionals

percentage of times in which the participants' strategies agreed with the
theoretical prediction: such a percentage is 48, almost identical to that of
Treatment I.30 As for the other figures reported in Table 4, it is worth noting that
there is slightly ...

Author : Marco Cipriani

Release : 2008-06

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We study herd behavior in a laboratory financial market with financial market professionals. We compare two treatments, one in which the price adjusts to the order flow so that herding should never occur, and one in which event uncertainty makes herding possible. In the first treatment, subjects herd seldom, in accordance with both the theory and previous experimental evidence on student subjects. A proportion of subjects, however, engage in contrarianism, something not accounted for by the theory. In the second treatment, the proportion of herding decisions increases, but not as much as theory suggests; moreover, contrarianism disappears altogether.

A Preface to Greene

In Time's Arrow, the naive narrator, travelling backwards through time, talks as
though the Nazis in the extermination camp ... Perhaps Dunne's An Experiment
with Time should have been entitled Time's Experiment with Us. Being somewhat

Author : Cedric, M.A. Ph.D. (Professor) Watts

Release : 2014-09-25

Publisher : Routledge

ISBN : 1317874250

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Lively, informed and thorough, this survey of the life and works of Graham Greene opens with a biographical account setting the writer in context of his times and describing and exploring the influences, tensions and contradictions that occur throughout his work. The second half of the book devotes itself to the 'art of Greene' discussing his writing techniques, recurring themes, and imaginative preoccupations. Within this section thorough critical analyses are given of three works: Brighton Rock, The Power and the Glory, and the film, The Third Man. The book concludes with a reference section which comprises a gazeteer, a biographical list and a bibliography. Suggestions for further reading and a list of films encourage the student to explore the works of Greene more widely.

T C Lethbridge

The book commences with one of Tom's greatest dilemmas: was our existence
on earth planned, or just pure chance? ... Throughout his career, Tom had been
greatly influenced by J.W. Dunne's An Experiment with Time (A. & C. Black Ltd, ...

Author : Terry Welbourn

Release : 2011-05-16

Publisher : John Hunt Publishing

ISBN : 1846948967

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This is the first formal biography of the archaeologist and psychic investigator T. C. Lethbridge. Lethbridge was Keeper of Anglo-Saxon Antiquities at the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology from 1922-1956. Terry Welbourn?s biography ?T.C. Lethbridge - The Man Who Saw the Future?, with a foreword written by Colin Wilson, reveals many intriguing facets of a remarkable man. What is extraordinary about Lethbridge?s life is how he witnessed and recorded the 20th century with extraordinary detail: from the discovery of new lands during his Arctic adventures, through to his pragmatic investigations into occult phenomena. Lethbridge believed that the supernatural of one generation would eventually become the natural of the next and that all occult phenomena would in time be explained by science. His understanding of dimensions operating on different vibrational rates is akin to String Theory, an ongoing branch of science instigated by theoretical physicist Gabriele Veneziano. Lethbridge did not

Research & Technology 2002

The relatively well known Rayleigh-Taylor (RT) instability results when the gravity
is constant with a heavy fluid over a ... Whereas ICF RM experiments are only a
millimeter in size or smaller with time scales of nanoseconds and shock-tube RM

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An Experiment With An Air Pump

We found them in the top meadow, frozen, rigid as stone, clinging together like
babes, and were quite unable to prise them apart until we had thawed their
corpses before a fire. This memory oppresses me every time I think of England.

Author : Shelagh Stephenson

Release : 2014-01-03

Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN : 1472536959

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Shelagh Stephenson's daring and thoughtful new play 1799 - On the eve of a new century, the house buzzes with scientific experiments, furtive romance and farcical amateur dramatics. 1999 - In a world of scientific chaos, cloning and genetic engineering, the cellar of the same house reveals a dark secret buried for 200 years.An Experiment with an Air Pump was joint recipient of the 1997 Margaret Ramsay Award and premiered at The Royal Exchange Theatre Company, Manchester in February 1997. Due for a major London production in autumn 1998. Her previous play The Memory of Water won the 1996 Writers' Guild Award for Best Original Radio Play and the 1997 Sony Award for Best Original Drama

Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde

Should not this signature apply to the design drawn over the whole canvas , and
drawn in pencil , which can be recognized as a rough sketch for the com .
position , of ... This picture is Duchamp ' s experiment with time , Glissière on
Temps .

Author : Bill Nichols

Release : 2001-10-31

Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN : 9780520227323

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Regarded as one of the founders of the postwar American independent cinema, Maya Deren was a poet, photographer, ethnographer and filmaker. These essays examine Deren's writings, films, and legacy from a variety of perspectives.

15th Wear of Materials

Results of left to right finger stroking experiments with different probes on different
materials ( code for material is given in Table ... it was found that the normal
applied load was not constant , and tended to increase with time in an
experiment .

Author : P Blau

Release : 2005-10-17

Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN : 9780080447360

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These proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Wear of Materials focus on the friction and wear of materials in various applications under different environments from the nanometer scale to the meter scale. The conference provides a unique international forum for researchers and practitioners from different disciplines to exchange latest results. Coverage includes: . Wear assessment and monitoring . Wear modeling, mechanisms, mapping and prediction . Wear-corrosion testing and control . Surface engineering for wear and wear-corrosion control . Development of new wear test methods and wear test methodologies . Wear of materials for biomedical applications . Wear of non-equilibrium materials: from atomic dimensions to the micro-scale . Wear of hard and superhard materials . Wear of materials in the earthmoving, minerals processing and mining industries

Analysis of the QUENCH-12 Bundle Experiment with the ATHLET-CD2.2A Code (KIT Scientific Reports ; 7622)

and the temperature at the node boundary can be considerable. This
nodalization error can be reduced by applying finer grids with an increased
computational time, but not always smaller nodes result in better simulations. The
results of the ...

Author : Yoto G. Georgiev

Release : 2012

Publisher : KIT Scientific Publishing

ISBN : 9783866449091

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