By Benjamin Curtis,Jon Robson
Introducing the perspectives and arguments of Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Newton and Leibniz, this obtainable advent covers the historical past of the philosophy of time from the Pre-Socratics to the start of the 20 th Century. The ancient survey provides the mandatory heritage to knowing newer advancements, together with McTaggart's 1908 argument for the unreality of time, the open destiny, the perdurance/endurance debate, the potential for time trip, and the relevance of present physics to the philosophy of time.
Informed by way of state of the art philosophical learn, A severe advent to the Metaphysics of Time evaluates influential ancient arguments within the context of latest advancements. for college kids seeking to achieve insights into how rules in the philosophy of time have built and higher comprehend contemporary arguments, this can be the precise beginning point.
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A Critical Introduction to the Metaphysics of Time (Bloomsbury Critical Introductions to Contemporary Metaphysics) by Benjamin Curtis,Jon Robson