A Companion to the Philosophy of Time

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Adrian Bardon, Heather Dyke
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 22, 2013 - Philosophy - 608 pages

A Companion to the Philosophy of Time presents the broadest treatment of this subject yet; 32 specially commissioned articles - written by an international line-up of experts – provide an unparalleled reference work for students and specialists alike in this exciting field.

  • The most comprehensive reference work on the philosophy of time currently available
  • The first collection to tackle the historical development of the philosophy of time in addition to covering contemporary work
  • Provides a tripartite approach in its organization, covering history of the philosophy of time, time as a feature of the physical world, and time as a feature of experience
  • Includes contributions from both distinguished, well-established scholars and rising stars in the field
 

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Contents

Heraclitus and Parmenides
9
Zenos Paradoxes
30
Aristotle on Time and Change
47
Determinism Fatalism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy
59
Creation and Eternity in Medieval Philosophy
73
Newtons Philosophy of Time
87
Classical Empiricism
102
Kant and TimeOrder Idealism
120
Time Travel and Time Machines
301
The Passage of Time
315
Time and Tense
328
Presentism Eternalism and the Growing Block
345
Change and Identity over Time
365
The Perception of Time
389
Transcendental Arguments and Temporal Experience
410
Memory
432

Husserl and the Phenomenology of Temporality
135
The Emergence of a New Family of Theories of Time
151
The BTheory in the Twentieth Century
167
Time in Classical and Relativistic Physics
185
Time in Cosmology
201
On Time in Quantum Physics
220
Time in Quantum Gravity
242
The Arrow of Time in Physics
262
Time and Causation
282
The Representation of Time in Agency
470
Temporal Indexicals
486
Time The Emotional Asymmetry
507
Evolutionary Explanations of Temporal Experience
521
Time and Freedom
535
Time and Morality
549
Index
563
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About the author (2013)

Heather Dyke is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She has published many articles on the philosophy of time, and is the author of Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy (2008), and editor of Time and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection (2003) and From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics (2009).

Adrian Bardon is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the editor of The Future of the Philosophy of Time (2012) and author of A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time (2013).

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