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Author Wagner, Michael F., 1952-

Title The enigmatic reality of time [electronic resource] : Aristotle, Plotinus, and today / by Michael F. Wagner.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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Description viii, 378 p.
Series Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts
Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition, 1871-188X ; v. 7
Medieval philosophy, mathematics, and science.
Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition ; v. 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-371) and index.
Contents Part I: Dimensions of time's enigma -- Is time real? -- Eleaticism, temporality, and time -- The makings of a temporal universe -- Pastness and futurity -- Synchronicity and asynchronicity -- Temporal pace and measurement -- Presentness, or the present -- Aristotle's real account of time -- Parmenidean time and the impossible now -- Cosmic motion and the speed of time -- Time as the motion of the cosmos -- Time as the cosmos itself -- Time as motion and all change -- Temporal cognition and the return of the now -- Real temporality in an Aristotelian world -- Does Aristotle refute eleaticism? -- Bisection argument I -- Bisection argument II -- Bisection argument III -- Plotinus' vitalistic Platonism and the real origins of time -- Temporality, eternality, and Plotinus' new Platonism -- Plotinus' critique of Aristotelian motion -- Indefinite temporality and the measure of motion -- Plotinus' neoplatonic account of time.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Aristotle.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004170254 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004170251 (hardback : alk. paper)

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