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Time brings together philosophical and literary works representing the many ways--metaphysical, scientific, analytic, phenomenological, literary--in which philosophers and others have reflected on questions about time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872202061
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/1993
  • Series: Readings in Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 225
  • Sales rank: 951,785
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

1 From "Combray," Rembrance of Things Past 1
2 "Time Tends Not to Be," from the Confessions 6
3 "St. Augustine's Puzzle about Time," from The Blue Book 29
4 "The Constitution of Temporal Objects," from The Phenomenology of the Internal Time-Consciousness 32
5 "Scholium on Absolute Space and Time," from the Principia 37
6 "Time Is a Relation," from The Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence 44
7 "The Moving Image of Eternity," from the Timaeus, and "Time and the One," from the Parmenides 52
8 "Time," from the Physics 60
9 "Time and Eternity," from the Enneads 73
10 "The Unreality of Time," from Mind 94
11 "A Defense of McTaggart's Proof of the Unreality of Time," from the Philosophical Review 112
12 "The Moving Now," from Asymmetries in Time 119
13 "The Myth of Passage," from The Journal of Philosophy 131
14 "Time," from Word and Object 148
15 "The Mystery of Time Or, The Man Who Did Not Know What Time Is," from Philosophical Essays 153
16 "Temporality," from The Phenomenology of Perception 177
17 "First Experience of Time," from Mystery Delight 191
18 "Sacred Time and Myth," from Sacred Time 197
19 "Excursus on the Sense of Time," from The Magic Mountain 217
20 "The Renunciation of Time," from Gravity and Grace 221
Further Readings 223
Index 225
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