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Experiencing Time

Simon Prosser

Abstract

Our engagement with time is a ubiquitous feature of our lives. We are aware of time on many scales, from the briefest flicker of change to the way our lives unfold over many years. But to what extent does this encounter reveal the true nature of temporal reality? To the extent that temporal reality is as it seems, how do we come to be aware of it? And to the extent that temporal reality is not as it seems, why does it seem that way? These are the central questions addressed by this book. These questions take on a particular importance in philosophy for two reasons. Firstly, there is a view con ... More

Keywords: time, experience, temporal experience, time consciousness, A-theory, B-theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198748946
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748946.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Prosser, author
University of St Andrews