The problem of temporary intrinsics

  • Author / Creator
    Flood, Michael
  • 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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  • Graduation date
    Fall 2011
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    Master of Arts
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    University of Alberta
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  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Linsky, Bernie
    • Bimbo, Katalin (Philosophy)
    • Brigandt, Ingo
    • Elio, Renee (Computer Science)