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Phenomenal Continuity

Barry Dainton

in The Phenomenal Self

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199288847
eISBN:
9780191710742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288847.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on diachronic phenomenal unity. How can we make sense of the flux and flow that we find in experience, and which make the ‘stream’ metaphor so apt? It is argued that to account ... More


Projecting the Present: The Shock of the Now

Robin Le Poidevin

in The Images of Time: An Essay on Temporal Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265893
eISBN:
9780191708619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265893.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One of the key arguments for the A-theory of time is the argument from experience, which states that there are certain features of our experience (the fact that it is limited to the present, a ... More


Temporal Awareness

Sean Dorrance Kelly

in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199272457
eISBN:
9780191709951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272457.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The problem of temporal awareness manifests itself in many ways: in our experience of the passage of time, in our experience of the movement of objects across space, in our experience of temporally ... More


Is Experience Temporally Extended?

Simon Prosser

in Experiencing Time

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198748946
eISBN:
9780191811579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748946.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Many philosophers hold that the content of experience is a slightly extended duration known as the specious present. The chapter argues, however, that no good arguments have been given in favour of ... More


Temporal Transparency and Perceptual Acquaintance

Soteriou Matthew

in The Mind's Construction: The Ontology of Mind and Mental Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678457
eISBN:
9780191757952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678457.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on aspects of the temporal phenomenology of conscious sensory experience. In particular, it discusses debates about our experience of events and the so-called ‘specious present’. ... More


Time and Temporal Content

Christopher Peacocke

in The Primacy of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198835578
eISBN:
9780191873751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835578.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a metaphysics-first treatment of time and temporal concepts and language, opposed to all forms of subjectivism about time. It defends phenomenal externalism about time, and also ... More


Experience, Process, Continuity, and Boundary

Matthew Soteriou

in Process, Action, and Experience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198777991
eISBN:
9780191823435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777991.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses what account should be given of the ontology of perceptual accomplishments that take time (such as listening to a musical performance). The following questions are addressed. ... More


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