The Phenomenology of B-Time

Southern Journal of Philosophy 30 (2):123-137 (1992)
Abstract
I argue that our experience of time supports the B-Theory of time and not the A-Theory of time. We do not experience pastness, presentness, and futurity as mind-independent properties of events. My method in supporting this experiential claim is to show that our experience of presentness is like our experience of hereness--in neither case are we aware of a mind-independent property over and above the events or objects to which we ascribe the presentness or hereness.
Keywords Experience  Metaphysics  Phenomenology  Theory  Time
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1111/j.2041-6962.1992.tb01719.x
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 24,422
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Ronald Bruzina (2000). There is More to the Phenomenology of Time Than Meets the Eye. In John B. Brough (ed.), The Many Faces of Time. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 67-84.
Stuart F. Spicker (1973). Inner Time and Lived-Through Time: Husserl and Merleau-Ponty. Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 4 (3):235-247.
Francisco Varela (1999). The Specious Present: A Neurophenomenology of Time Consciousness. In Jean Petitot, Franscisco J. Varela, Barnard Pacoud & Jean-Michel Roy (eds.), Naturalizing Phenomenology. Stanford University Press. pp. 266--314.

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

69 ( #70,602 of 1,924,768 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

3 ( #254,761 of 1,924,768 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.