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C. D. Broad’s Philosophy of Time

1st Edition

By L. Nathan Oaklander


232 pages

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pub: 2020-07-06
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In this study, Oaklander's primary aim is to examine critically C.D. Broad’s changing views of time and in so doing clarify the central disputes in the philosophy of time, explicate the various positions Broad took regarding them, and develop his own responses both to Broad and the issues debated.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Problem of Time 2. The Early Years: A Defense of the B-theory of Time 3. Is the Future Open? 4. McTaggart’s Paradox 5. The Middle Period: A Defense of Absolute Becoming and a Critique of the B-theory 6. Temporal Experience 7. Presentism 8. The Later Years: The Two-Dimensional Time Hypothesis

About the Author

L. Nathan Oaklander isDavid M. French Professor Emeritus and professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of Michigan-Flint. Publications include The Ontology of Time (2004), The Philosophy of Time: Critical Studies in Philosophy, 4 vols. (Routledge, 2008), and Debates in the Metaphysics of Time (2014).

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / Metaphysics