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Roberto Ciuni,Kristie Miller, Giuliano Torrengo (Editors)

New Papers on the Present

Focus on Presentism

ISBN: 978-3-88405-103-0

Price: €88.00 (including 7 % tax)

Paperback 341pp. Bibliographies, Abstracts, Contributors Biographies. Munich 2013
ISBN 978-3-88405-103-0
Date of Publication 20.08.2013

Content Page
Preface vii
PART 1 The debate
Characterizing Presentism  
Neil McKinnon 13
Characterizing Eternalism  
Samuel Baron & Kristie Miller 31
The Triviality of Presentism  
Ulrich Meyer 67
PART 2 Presentism: Problems and Defenses
The Fate of Presentism in Modern Physics  
Christian Wüthrich 91
Presentism and Relativity: No Conflict  
EJ Lowe 133
Presentism and Grounding Past Truths  
Matthew Davidson 153
Grounding Past Truths: Overcoming the Challenge  
Brian Kierland 173
Presentism and Cross-Temporal Relations  
Roberto Ciuni & Giuliano Torrengo 211
Presentism, Primitivism and Cross-Temporal Relations:  
Lessons from Holistic Ersatzism and Dynamic Semantics  
Berit Brogaard 253
PART 3 Alternatives to Presentism
A Heterodox Presentism: Kit Fine’s theory  
Jonathan Tallant 281
A Real Present without Presentism  
Yuval Dolev 307
Abstracts 331
Contributors Biographies 337


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