Fine’s McTaggart: reloaded

Autores

  • Roberto Loss University of Barcelona

Palavras-chave:

Kit fine. McTaggart. Metaphysics of time. Reality of tense. Fragmentalism.

Resumo

In this paper I will present three arguments (based on the notions of constitution, metaphysical reality, and truth, respectively) with the aim of shedding some new light on the structure of Fine’s (2005, 2006) ‘McTaggartian’ arguments against the reality of tense. Along the way, I will also (i) draw a novel map of the main realist positions about tense, (ii) unearth a previously unnoticed but potentially interesting form of external relativism (which I will label ‘hyper-presentism’) and (iii) sketch a novel interpretation of Fine’s fragmentalism (which I contrast with Lipman’s 2015, 2016b, forthcoming).

Downloads

Não há dados estatísticos.

Biografia do Autor

Roberto Loss, University of Barcelona

I am currently a Research Associate in theDepartment of Philosophy at the University of Hamburg. Previously, I was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and a senior member of the LOGOS Research Group at the University of Barcelona (2015-2017). Before that, I was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas at the Universidad Nacional y Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City (2013-2015). I obtained my PhD in Philosophy in October 2012 from the University of Nottingham. My supervisor was Prof. Stefano Predelli.

Referências

BERTO, F & PRIEST, G. “Dialetheism,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (Winter 2014 Edition), E. N. Zalta (ed.), https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/dialetheism/, 2013.

BLISS, R. “Viciousness and the Structure of Reality,” Philosophical Studies 166(2): 399-418, 2013.

BLISS, R. “Viciousness and Circles of Ground,” Metaphilosophy 45(2): 24556, (2014).

BLISS, R. & TROGDON, K. “Metaphysical Grounding,” Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. (Winter 2014 Edition), E. N. Zalta (ed.), http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2014/entries/grounding, 2014.

BROAD, C. D. Scientific Thought. Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1923.

CAMERON, R. The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

COBREROS, P. “Vagueness: Subvaluationism,” Philosophy Compass, 8(5): 472-85, 2013.

CORREIA, F., & ROSENKRANZ, S. “Living on the brink, or Welcome back growing-block!,” in Bennett, K and Zimmerman, D. W. (eds), Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, vol. 8, Oxford University Press: 333-50, 2013.

CORREIA, F. “Eternal facts in an ageing universe,” Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 90(2): 307-20, 2012.

CORREIA, F. As time goes by. Eternal Facts in an Ageing Universe, Paderborn, Mentis, 2011.

DENG, N. “Fine’s McTaggart, temporal passage,” and the A versus Bdebate. Ratio, 26(1): 19–34, 2013. FINE, K. “Truthmaker Semantics,” manuscript.

DENG, N. “Truth-Maker Semantics for Intuitionistic Logic,” Journal of Philosophical Logic 43(2-3): 549-77, 2014

DENG, N. “Guide to Ground,” In Fabrice Correia & Benjamin Schnieder (eds.), Metaphysical Grounding. Cambridge University Press: 37-80, 2012.

DENG, N. “The question of ontology,” In David John Chalmers, David Manley & Ryan Wasserman (eds.), Metametaphysics: New Essays on the Foundations of Ontology, Oxford University Press: 157-77, 2009.

DENG, N. “The Reality of Tense,” Synthese 150/3: 399–414, 2006.

DENG, N. “Tense and Reality,” in his Modality and Tense, Oxford: Oxford University Press: 261-320, 2005.

DENG, N. “The question of realism,” Philosophers Imprint 1 (1): 1-30, 2001. LEWIS, D. On the plurality of worlds. Blackwell, 1986.

LIPMAN, M. “A passage theory of time,” in Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, forthcoming.

LIPMAN, M. “Against Fundamentality‐Based Metaphysics,” Noûs 50(4), 2016a.

LIPMAN, M. “Perspectival Variance and Worldly Fragmentation’, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 94 (1): 42-57, 2016b.

LIPMAN, M. “On Fine’s fragmentalism,” Philosophical Studies 172(12): 3119-33, 2015.

MERLO, G. “Specialness and egalitarianism,” Thought, 2(3), 1–10, 2013.

MORGANTI, M. “Ontological priority, fundamentality and monism,” Dialectica 63(3): 271–88, 2009.

TAHKO, T. “Boring Infinite Descent,” Metaphilosophy 45(2): 257–69, 2014.

TALLANT, J. “The New A-theory of Time,” Inquiry 58(6): 537–62, 2015.

VARZI, A. C. “Inconsistency without Contradiction,” Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 38(4): 621-39, 1997.

Downloads

Publicado

2017-04-24

Como Citar

LOSS, R. Fine’s McTaggart: reloaded. Manuscrito: Revista Internacional de Filosofia, Campinas, SP, v. 40, n. 1, p. 209–239, 2017. Disponível em: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/manuscrito/article/view/8648831. Acesso em: 1 out. 2022.

Edição

Seção

Artigos