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A and B Theories of Closed Time

Dowe, Phil

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Closed time is possible in several senses of ‘possible’. One might like to know, therefore, whether closed time is possible in the sense that it is compatible with standard metaphysical theories of time. In this paper I am concerned with whether closed time is compatible with A and/or B theories of time. A common enough view amongst philosophers is that B theories do but A theories do not allow closed time. However, I show that prima-facie neither approach allows closed time, but that with a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231019
Source: Manuscrito: revista internacional de filosofia
DOI: 10.1590/0100-6045.2017.v40n1.pd
Access Rights: Open Access

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