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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robin Le Poidevin; Scots Philosophical Club.
|Description:||p. ; 22cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Tense and change: two accounts of change; the problem. Part 2 Tense and contradiction: McTaggart's paradox; objections and defence; the racial solution. Part 3 Temporal solipsism: Prior's doctrines; pathological cases of identity; instants and anti-realism; a paradox of cardinality; the propositional theory of instants. Part 4 Temporal parts: the objections; understanding temporal parts; the problem of the temporal determinant. Part 5 Tenseless change: constraints on an account; first attempts; the causality constraint. Part 6 Causation and simultaneity: the principle of reciprocity; historical antecedents of R; the proof of non-simultaneity; modal properties of R; time without change. Part 7 Causal and temporal priority: the priority of time; causal priority and counterfactuals; causal priority and probability; Ehring's condition. Part 8 A causal account of change: the account; change and the causal theory of time; backwards causation.|
|Series Title:||Macmillan series in contemporary philosophy|
|Responsibility:||Robin Le Poidevin.|