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This front matter section of this book titled Time: Limits and Constraints containst the table of contents, a note on contributors, preface and the acknowledgements. The book is divided in to four sections. In section I: Theory and Empire explores fundamental conceptions of time, pairing philosophical and empirical presentations. In Section II: The Limits of Duration, the chapters move the focus to the temporal structures employed in human society. In Section III: Creativity and Constraints, essayists explore the various ways in which the arts address temporal issues, focusing particularly upon constraints. The essays in Section IV: Final Questions probe the limits and boundary conditions of time as it is lived and thought about.

Keywords: constraints; creativity; Limits of Duration; Time

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