Hume Studies 6 (2):119-132 (1980)

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Hume's solution to the problem of the finite or infinite divisibility of time leads him to attribute to duration as continuance in time only the status of a fiction. This fictional duration generates a series of fictions. These are of two kinds, The one alternating with and giving rise to the other in an inevitable progression and giving to our perceptions the ontological structure which the world has for all vulgar belief
Keywords History of Philosophy  Major Philosophers
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ISBN(s) 0319-7336
DOI 10.1353/hms.2011.0642
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