Debates in the Metaphysics of Time

2015.03.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews L. Nathan Oaklander (ed.), Debates in the Metaphysics of Time, Bloomsbury, 2014, 293pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781780934907.
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2015.03.33 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews L. Nathan Oaklander (ed.), Debates in the Metaphysics of Time, Bloomsbury, 2014, 293pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781780934907. Reviewed by Ulrich Meyer, Colgate University This volume consists of thirteen papers that comprise five "debates" of two or three papers each. The debates focus on views in the philosophy of time that were recently defended by one of the participants, and cover a fairly broad spectrum of issues that ranges from the phenomenology of temporal perception to God's relation to time. Since there is little overlap among the debates, it seemed best to say a little bit about each of them, so as to give potential readers an overview of the topics discussed and the positions defended. Yuval Dolev's Time and Realism The first three papers are about themes from Yuval Dolev's Time and Realism (MIT Press, 2007). Dolev's central thesis, which he defends in Chapter 4 of his... Read More

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