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By Benjamin Curtis,Jon Robson
Introducing the perspectives and arguments of Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Newton and Leibniz, this available advent covers the background of the philosophy of time from the Pre-Socratics to the start of the 20 th Century. The ancient survey offers the required historical past to figuring out newer advancements, together with McTaggart's 1908 argument for the unreality of time, the open destiny, the perdurance/endurance debate, the potential for time go back and forth, and the relevance of present physics to the philosophy of time.
Informed by means of state of the art philosophical learn, A serious advent to the Metaphysics of Time evaluates influential historic arguments within the context of latest advancements. for college kids trying to achieve insights into how principles in the philosophy of time have built and higher comprehend fresh arguments, this is often the suitable 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