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.
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