Aspects of Time

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Hackett Publishing, 1980 - Philosophy - 150 pages
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Offers an examination of the metaphysical aspects of time. This title describes the similarities and analogies between time and space. It deals with the profoundest issue in the philosophy of time: the status of temporal becoming. It states that backward causation is a phenomenon that in principle is discernible.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
TEMPORAL BECOMING
23
McTAGGART AND HIS COMMENTATORS
41
The Vindication of the Reduction
47
The Three Types of Regresses
56
THE STATUS OF THE PAST
93
QUESTIONS AND OBJECTIONS
105
ANSWERS
127
INDEX
148
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