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The Reality of Time

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the question of whether 13th century thinkers viewed time as having its own existence in reality, or whether they considered it to have an existence which depended upon a mind. ... More


The Metaphysics of Time

Michael Tooley

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter maintains that the two broad positions in the temporal becoming debate are too broad; that is, each is a conjunction of metaphysical theses, and these are in general logically ... More


A Century of Time

J. R. Lucas

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues for the position of temporal becoming across a wide variety of fields. The chapter's central sections address successively the metaphysics, physics and logic of time. It rebuts ... More


The Myth of Passage

Donald C. Williams

A. R. J. Fisher (ed.)

in The Elements and Patterns of Being: Essays in Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198810384
eISBN:
9780191852930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810384.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is a defense of the pure manifold theory of time against those who argue that the pure manifold theory fails to account for the passage of time because it does not postulate genuine ... More


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