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Experiencing time / Simon Prosser.

Author/Creator:
Prosser, Simon, author.
Publication:
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Time -- Philosophy.
Contents:
Introduction : the metaphysics of time
Experience and the passage of time
Attitudes to the past, present,, nd future
Experiencing rates and durations
Is experience temporarily extended?
Why does change seem dynamic?
Moving through time, and the open future.
Figures. McTaggart's A-series and B-series ; Ontological variants of the A-theory, with B-theory also shown for comparison ; An event at t₂ ; Observation of simultaneity according to STR ; A passage-of-time detector ; Consciousness and motion through time ; A B-theoretic equivalent of Wel's model ; A multi-detector ; Different rates of passage ; A spot-the difference puzzle ; Contraints on the temporal structure of experience ; Dainton's overlap model ; The stimulus for the Cutaneous Rabbit illuion ; The memory model ; The retention model ; The extensional model ; The Müller-Lyer Ilusion
Decisions in chains of causation ; The black-box self.
Tables. Truth-values and times ; Truth-values of second-order A-properties.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index.
ISBN:
9780198748946
0198748949
OCLC:
927381616