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The perceptions and experience of the “passage” of time

Riggs, Peter J.


The ‘passage’ of time is taken by most people to be an objective fact of everyday life. On the basis of both logical and physical arguments, a majority of philosophers and physicists have opted for the Block View of time in which this ‘passage’ is purely subjective. However, the feeling of the ‘passage’ of time has been left principally unaccounted for in the Block View. It is argued that there are two ways by which the (apparent) ‘passage’ of time is perceived by human beings and it is the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-02-02
Type: Journal article
Source: The Philosophical Forum
DOI: 10.1111/phil.12143


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