On Absolute Becoming and the Myth of Passage

In Craig Callender (ed.), Time, Reality & Experience. 153- (2002)
I propose that the passage of time is the successive occurrence of sets of simultaneous events (assuming classical or Newtonian spacetime structure as background). This conception of passage, I claim, is lean enough to survive the criticisms of passage-deniers while robust enough to satisfy the needs of passage-affirmers. I undertake to describe and defend this minimal notion of passage.
Keywords Time  Passage  Becoming  Broad, C. D.  Williams, D. C.  McTaggart, J. M. E.
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DOI 10.1017/S1358246100010559
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Mauro Dorato (2006). Absolute Becoming, Relational Becoming and the Arrow of Time: Some Non-Conventional Remarks on the Relationship Between Physics and Metaphysics. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 37 (3):559-576.

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