Rate abuse: A reply to Olson

Analysis 69 (3):503-505 (2009)
Olson (2009) argues that time does not pass because (i) if it did it would have to pass at some rate, and (ii) there is no rate at which it could pass. This paper exposes a confusion about the nature of rates upon which this argument rests.
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Tim Maudlin (2002). Remarks on the Passing of Time. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 102 (3):237–252.

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Michael J. Raven (2011). Can Time Pass at the Rate of 1 Second Per Second? Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89 (3):459 - 465.
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