At T-time, the Inchoative Nick of Time, and Statements about the Past: Time and History in the Analytic Philosophy of Language

The paper, drawing on articles by J. M. E. McTaggart, G. E. Moore, D. Davidson, J. L. Austin, B. Russell, A. J. Ayer and G. E. M. Anscombe, argues that the philosophy of language in the analytic tradition has developed an “inchoative“ view of time , and history is a problem as regards the existence of events in the past and how these events can be known. An alternative view is hinted at through the work of L. Wittgenstein and S. Cavell
Keywords ontology   Wittgenstein   the philosophy of time   analytic philosophy   Cavell   history   epistemology   inchoative   philosophy of language   metaphysics
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DOI 10.1163/187226311X599844
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