Are We In Time?: And Other Essays on Time and Temporality

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Overview

The summa of a distinguished philosopher's career, and full treatment of the temporal in philosophical terms, this volume shows us that by taking time seriously we can discover something essential to almost every question of human concern. Are we IN time? Charles Sherover asks, and in pursuing this question he considers time in conjunction with cognition, morality, action, physical nature, being, God, freedom, and politics. His essays, while drawing upon Royce, Heidegger, Kant, Leibniz, and even Hartshorne and Bergson, defy categorization by method or school; instead, they reveal the diversity and divergence of thinking about time as well as the myriad features and values within the omnipresence of time and change.

The volume begins with an overview of the history of thought on time and a clarification of some fundamental conceptual distinctions in temporal ideas. Sherover then offers a critique of Kant, the first thinker to recognize that all human experience has a temporal form. In a series of essays on metaphysics—a valuable corrective to the dominant metaphysical tradition of talking about being as if time does not matter—he pursues temporal responses to such problems as being, internal relations, individuation, mind, and free will. Finally, in essays on time, freedom, and the common good, Sherover argues that these three phenomena are intrinsically related to one another, the fulfillment of each involving the other two.
Throughout, these essays brilliantly depict human life and thought thoroughly steeped in time and argue for the significance of the future for human activity. Portraying the openness of the future as the basis for purposiveness and freedom,knowledge and moral action, social life and religious hope, Sherover's work conveys a hopeful message of human finitude that nonetheless allows us a measure of control over events in our own time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810119444
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 3/18/2004
  • Series: Topics in Historical Philosophy Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles M. Sherover is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Hunter College. He is the author/editor of The Human Experience of Time (Northwestern, 2001), and the author of Heidegger, Kant, and Time (Indiana, 1971) and Time, Freedom, and the Common Good (SUNY, 1989). He has also translated Rousseau's Social Contract (Harper & Row, 1984). Sherover was recently given the 2002 Josiah Royce Award by the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy.

Gregory R. Johnson received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He currently teaches in the Swedenborgian House of Studies at the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1 First Considerations
1 The Concept of Time in Western Thought 3
2 Talk of Time 22
Pt. 2 A Kantian Rethinking of Some Kant
3 The Question of Noumenal Time 31
4 Time and Ethics: How is Morality Possible? 52
5 Experiential Time and the Religious Concern 69
Pt. 3 Metaphysics - as If Time Matters
6 Are We in Time? 93
7 Perspectivity and the Principle of Continuity 110
8 Res Cogitans: The Time of Mind 123
9 Toward Experiential Metaphysics: Radical Temporalism 140
Pt. 4 Time, Freedom, and the Common Good
10 The Temporality of the Common Good: Futurity and Freedom 163
11 The Process of Polity 183
Notes 205
Works Cited 221
Index 225
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