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Time Through Time: Its Evolution through Western Philosophy in Seven Ideas

Thomas, Emily (2021) 'Time Through Time: Its Evolution through Western Philosophy in Seven Ideas.', Think., 20 (58). pp. 23-38.


What is time? Just like everything else in the world, our understanding of time has changed continually over time. This article tracks this question through the history of Western philosophy and looks at major answers from the likes of Aristotle, Kant, and McTaggart.

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Publisher statement:This article has been published in a revised form in Think []. This version is published under a Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND. No commercial re-distribution or re-use allowed. Derivative works cannot be distributed. © The Royal Institute of Philosophy, 2021.
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Date deposited:29 July 2021
Date of first online publication:16 April 2021
Date first made open access:29 July 2021

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