Winston Churchill's afternoon nap: a wide-awake inquiry into the human nature of time

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Simon and Schuster, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
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Explains how biological clocks control a variety of daily activities and routines and also examines "psychological clocks" and the relationship between them and the sense of self

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Winston Churchill's afternoon nap: a wide-awake inquiry into the human nature of time

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The odd title comes from Sir Winston Churchill's habit of a daily siesta. Campbell, author of Grammatical Man , is concerned here with the peculiarly human sense and scale of time, wherein commonplace ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonnie Enloe - Goodreads

Subject matter is excellent. A real Churchill fan reads everything Churchill. This is not different. It is rather abstract and the story line becomes heavy at points. Implications for many disciplines is obvious but author, in my opinion has a hard time getting to the point of his book. Read full review

Contents

introduction The Silent Orchestra
11
two The Unimportance of Time
42
three The Importance of Time
63
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About the author (1986)

Jeremy Campbell is the Washington correspondent for London's "Evening Standard" & is the author of "Grammatical Man". He lives in Washington, D.C.

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