Expressions of passage

Philosophical Quarterly 37 (149):341-354 (1987)
It seems a contradiction to hold of something both that it took a while and that no time elapsed or passed between its start and finish; there is a connection between the ideas of temporal extendedness and passage. The article develops this connection into a defense of the passage view of time and shows how without this sort of defense, conclusions of arguments putatively in support of the passage view may be reinterpreted as not in fact being expressions of that view.
Keywords presence  magnitude  mathematical succession  tensers/detensers  indexicals  token-reflexivity  spatio-temporal analogy  hypertime  times  events
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DOI 10.2307/2219564
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