A Companion to the Philosophy of Time presents the broadest treatment of this subject yet; 32 specially commissioned articles - written by an international line-up of experts provide an unparalleled reference work for students and specialists alike in this exciting field.
The most comprehensive reference work on the philosophy of time currently availableThe first collection to tackle the historical development of the philosophy of time in addition to covering contemporary workProvides a tripartite approach in its organization, covering history of the philosophy of time, time as a feature of the physical world, and time as a feature of experienceIncludes contributions from both distinguished, well-established scholars and rising stars in the field
Heather Dyke is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She has published many articles on the philosophy of time, and is the author of Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy (2008), and editor of Time and Ethics: Essays at the Intersection (2003) and From Truth to Reality: New Essays in Logic and Metaphysics (2009). Adrian Bardon is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the editor of The Future of the Philosophy of Time (2012) and author of A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time (2013).
Notes on Contributors xi Acknowledgments xvii Introduction 1Heather Dyke and Adrian Bardon Part I The History of the Philosophy of Time 7 1 Heraclitus and Parmenides 9Ronald C. Hoy 2 Zeno s Paradoxes 30Niko Strobach 3 Aristotle on Time and Change 47Andrea Falcon 4 Determinism, Fatalism, and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy 59Ricardo Salles 5 Creation and Eternity in Medieval Philosophy 73Jon McGinnis 6 Newton s Philosophy of Time 87Eric Schliesser 7 Classical Empiricism 102Lorne Falkenstein 8 Kant and Time-Order Idealism 120Andrew Brook 9 Husserl and the Phenomenology of Temporality 135Shaun Gallagher 10 The Emergence of a New Family of Theories of Time 151John Bigelow 11 The B-Theory in the Twentieth Century 167M. Joshua Mozersky Part II Time as a Feature of the Physical World 183 12 Time in Classical and Relativistic Physics 185Gordon Belot 13 Time in Cosmology 201Chris Smeenk 14 On Time in Quantum Physics 220Jeremy Butterfield 15 Time in Quantum Gravity 242Nick Huggett, Tiziana Vistarini, and Christian Wuthrich 16 The Arrow of Time in Physics 262David Wallace 17 Time and Causation 282Mathias Frisch 18 Time Travel and Time Machines 301Douglas Kutach 19 The Passage of Time 315Simon Prosser 20 Time and Tense 328Heather Dyke 21 Presentism, Eternalism, and the Growing Block 345Kristie Miller 22 Change and Identity over Time 365Dana Lynne Goswick Part III Time as a Feature of Human Experience 387 23 The Perception of Time 389Barry Dainton 24 Transcendental Arguments and Temporal Experience 410Georges Dicker 25 Memory 432Jordi Fernandez 26 Time in Mind 444Julian Kiverstein and Valtteri Arstila 27 The Representation of Time in Agency 470Holly Andersen 28 Temporal Indexicals 486John Perry 29 Time The Emotional Asymmetry 507Caspar Hare 30 Evolutionary Explanations of Temporal Experience 521Heather Dyke and James Maclaurin 31 Time and Freedom 535Robin Le Poidevin 32 Time and Morality 549Krister Bykvist Index 563