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The future : an essay on God, temporality, and truth

Author: J R Lucas
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Blackwell, 1989. ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In discussing the concept of the future in this book, J.R.Lucas poses questions about the nature of time, of reality and of truth.In attempting to find answers, the future is viewed from both a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R Lucas
ISBN: 0631166599 9780631166597
OCLC Number: 18442574
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Time and Reality 2. Tenses 3. Foreknowledge and Freedom 4. Truth and Bearers of Truth 5. Modal Logic 6. The Logic of Temporal Standpoints 7. Contingency Planning for Naval Logicians 8. Tree Semantics 9. The Actual Future 10. A Modal Derivation of Time 11. The Vulnerability of God.
Responsibility: J.R. Lucas, Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.

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