Mc Taggart and the Truth about Time

In Craig Callender (ed.), Time, Reality and Experience. Cambridge University Press. pp. 137- (2002)
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Heather Dyke
University of Otago
Abstract
McTaggart famously argued that time is unreal. Today, almost no one agrees with his conclusion. But his argument remains the locus classicus for both the A-theory and the B-theory of time. I show how McTaggart’s argument provided the impetus for both of these opposing views of the nature of time. I also present and defend what I take to be the correct view of the nature of time.
Keywords McTaggart  Time  Tense
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DOI 10.1017/S1358246100010547
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