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The Philosophy of Time

Time before Times, 1st Edition

By Roger McLure


230 pages

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The question of the existence and the properties of time has been subject to debate for thousands of years. This considered and complete study offers a contrastive analysis of phenomenologies of time from the perspective of the problematics of the visibility of time. Is time perceptible only through the veil of change? Or is there a naked presence of 'time itself'? Or has time always effaced itself?

McClure's new work also stages confrontations between phenomenology of time and analytical philosophy of time. By doing so he explores ancient issues from a fresh perspective, such as whether time passes, whether experimental time is 'real time', and whether the very concept of time is contradictory.

About the Author

Roger McClure is Lecturer in French at Keele University, Staffordshire. He has published widely on the subjects of linguistics, literature and philosophy.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Phenomenology
PHILOSOPHY / Criticism