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With the advent of the new millennium, the notion of the future, and of time in general, has taken on greater significance in postmodern thought. Although the equally pervasive and abstract concept of space has generated a vast body of disciplines, time, and the related idea of "becoming" (transforming, mutating, and metamorphosing) have until now received little ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 30th 1999 by Cornell University Press
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Basma Abdallah Uraiqat
Its an interesting book but I expected to get more out of it. I must admit I did not finish all of it because I found some of the articles too difficult to follow. I usually like Elizabeth Grosz's writings and I thought this would have the same spirit since she is the editor but I felt it was too academic and boring. It has many mentions of Deluze whom I'm quite interested in, so that was interesting but I did not get much new things out of it.

It might be a good reference for research or an aca
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Elizabeth Grosz is a professor at Duke University. She has written on French philosophers, Jacques Lacan, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Luce Irigaray and Gilles Deleuze.

Grosz was awarded a Ph.D. from the Department of General Philosophy at the University of Sydney, where she became a lecturer and senior lecturer from 1978 to 1991. In 1992, she moved to Monash University to the department of co
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