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Real Time II : International Library of Philosophy - D.H. Mellor

Real Time II

International Library of Philosophy

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Published: 25th June 1998
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Real Time II extends and evolves DH Mellor's classic exploration of the philosophy of time, Real Time. This new book answers such basic metaphysical questions about time as: how do past, present and future differ, how are time and space related, what is change, is time travel possible? His Real Time dominated the philosophy of time for fifteen years. Real TIme II will do the same for the next twenty. GET /english/edu/Studying_at_SU/History_of_Literature.html HTTP/1.0

"Praise for "Real Time: Despite its philosophical sophistication, this work is highly recommended to anyone, from the general reader to the philosopher of science, who is seriously interested in metaphysical questions concerning time." -Choice "Real Time" is an important book that must be read by those who take the problems of time and tense seriously. ... Mellor's defence and elaboration of McTaggart's argument against the reality of A-characteristics is compelling." -Nous

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Past, Present and Futurep. 7
Truths and Truthmakersp. 19
Tokens and Timesp. 29
The Presence of Experiencep. 39
Time and Spacep. 47
Thinking in Timep. 58
Mctaggart's Proofp. 70
Changep. 84
Events, Facts and Causationp. 97
Causation and Timep. 105
The Direction of Timep. 118
The Linearity of Timep. 125
Bibliographyp. 136
Indexp. 143
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ISBN: 9780415097819
ISBN-10: 0415097819
Series: International Library of Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 25th June 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1