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Eternal existents: in defence of the Williamsonian view of time

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My thesis is a development and defence of the "Williamsonian" view of time, a temporalmetaphysical theory based on Timothy Williamson’s (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002) views concerning modality. As far as I am aware, the theory has never been developed or defended in print. The Williamsonian view is a version of the "a-theory" of time based on acceptance of the thesis of eternal existence, according to which always, everything always exists (i.e. everything exists eternally). I defend the William...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
BPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2015-06-22

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