1. The Illusion of Simultaneity.
2. From the Future to the Extended Present.
3. Cronos's Fear of the New Age.
4. Politics of Time: The Distribution of Work and Time.
5. The Longing for the Moment.
"Nowotny brings together two of the hottest topics in the social sciences: temporal experience and the transition from modernism to postmodernism ... a crucial book for anyone who is interested in understanding contemporary society." (Choice)
- A major contribution to the study of time and its relation to modernity
- This brilliant study has already become a classic in Germany.