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Subject/Keyword
time
endurantism
perdurantism
problem of temporary intrinsics
presentism
Type of item
Thesis
Degree grantor
University of Alberta
Author or creator
Flood, Michael
Supervisor and department
Corkum, Phil
Examining committee member and department
Brigandt, Ingo
Bimbo, Katalin (Philosophy)
Linsky, Bernie
Elio, Renee (Computer Science)
Department
Department of Philosophy
Specialization

Date accepted
2011-07-05T16:37:07Z
Graduation date
2011-11
Degree
Master of Arts
Degree level
Master's
Abstract
In this thesis I survey two theories of change that are supposed to meet the Problem of Temporary Intrinsics. Finding both to be inadequate and prone to the objection that they do not allow for genuine change I turn to analyzing the origin of the Problem of Temporary Intrinsics in eternalist theories of time. I argue that by discarding eternalism for presentism the Problem of Temporary Intrinsics can be
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English
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doi:10.7939/R3265F
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