Moderate presentism

Philosophical Studies 173 (3):589-607 (2016)

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Typical presentism asserts that whatever exists is present. Moderate presentism more modestly claims that all events are present and thus acknowledges past and future times understood in a substantivalist sense, and past objects understood, following Williamson, as “ex-concrete.” It is argued that moderate presentism retains the most valuable features of typical presentism, while having considerable advantages in dealing with its most prominent difficulties
Keywords Ontology  Time  Tense  A-theory  B-theory
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