Book Volume 294 2000

The Tenseless Theory of Time

A Critical Examination

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ISBN: 978-90-481-5586-6 (Print) 978-94-017-3473-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Arguments for a B-Theory of Time

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. The Special Theory of Relativity

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        Chapter

        Pages 3-34

        SR and the B-Theory

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        Chapter

        Pages 35-53

        Time and Its Measures

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        Chapter

        Pages 54-81

        The Epistemological Foundations of SR

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        Chapter

        Pages 82-104

        SR’s Elimination of Metaphysical Time

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        Chapter

        Pages 105-126

        The Vindication of Lorentz

      The Mind-Dependence of Temporal Becoming

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        Chapter

        Pages 127-145

        Three Arguments for the Mind-Dependence of Becoming

  3. Arguments Against a B-Theory of Time

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

    2. Philosophical Objections

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        Chapter

        Pages 149-166

        The “Spatializing” of Time

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        Chapter

        Pages 167-177

        Incoherence of the Mind-Dependence of Becoming

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        Chapter

        Pages 178-217

        The Problem of Temporary Intrinsics

      Theological Objections

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        Chapter

        Pages 218-221

        Creatio ex Nihilo

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 223-262