Could we experience the passage of time?

Ratio 20 (1):75-90 (2007)
This is an expanded and revised discussion of the argument briefly put forward in my 'A New Problem for the A-Theory of Time', where it is claimed that it is impossible to experience real temporal passage and that no such phenomenon exists. In the first half of the paper the premises of the argument are discussed in more detail than before. In the second half responses are given to several possible objections, none of which were addressed in the earlier paper. There is also some discussion of some related epistemic arguments against the passage of time given by Huw Price and David Braddon-Mitchell along with objections raised against them recently by Tim Maudlin and Peter Forrest respectively
Keywords A-theory  B-theory  Passage of time  Temporal experience
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9329.2007.00348.x
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Peter van Inwagen, Metaphysics. Philosophical Review.

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Simon Prosser (2012). Why Does Time Seem to Pass? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 85 (1):92-116.
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