The Logical Structure of the Debate About McTaggart's Paradox

Philosophy Research Archives 14:371-379 (1988)
This short article aims to illustrate the mutually question-begging arguments that are often presented in debates between opponents and defenderss of McTaggart’s “proof” that A-properties (pastness, presentness and futurity) are logically incoherent. A sample of such arguments is taken from a recent debate between L. Nathan Oaklander (a defender of McTaggart) and myself (an opponent of McTaggart) and a method of escaping the impasse that is often reached in such debates is suggested
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DOI 10.5840/pra1988/19891413
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