Time

[Revised entry by Ned Markosian on January 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Discussions of the nature of time, and of various issues related to time, have always featured prominently
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[Revised entry by Ned Markosian on January 24, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Discussions of the nature of time, and of various issues related to time, have always featured prominently in philosophy, but they have been especially important since the beginning of the 20th Century. This article contains a brief overview of some of the main topics in the philosophy of time - Fatalism; Reductionism and Platonism with respect to time; the topology of time; McTaggart's arguments;...

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