Semantics, Tense, and Time: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Natural Language

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Page xiii - ... supposed to be intuitions, of time and space that we have, and that are generally assumed to be universal. In particular, he has no general notion or intuition of TIME as a smooth flowing continuum in which everything in the universe proceeds at an equal rate, out of a future, through a present, into a past; or, in which, to reverse the picture, the observer is being carried in the stream of duration continuously away from a past and into a future. After long and careful study and analysis, the...
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Minimal Semantics
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