By Benjamin Curtis,Jon Robson
Introducing the perspectives and arguments of Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Newton and Leibniz, this obtainable creation covers the historical past of the philosophy of time from the Pre-Socratics to the start of the twentieth Century. The old survey offers the mandatory history to figuring out more moderen advancements, together with McTaggart's 1908 argument for the unreality of time, the open destiny, the perdurance/endurance debate, the potential of time shuttle, and the relevance of present physics to the philosophy of time.
Informed through state of the art philosophical examine, A severe advent to the Metaphysics of Time evaluates influential old arguments within the context of up to date advancements. for college students trying to achieve insights into how rules in the philosophy of time have constructed and higher comprehend contemporary arguments, this is often the correct 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