"Becoming" and the Asymmetries of Time

@article{Freundlich1973BecomingAT,
  title={"Becoming" and the Asymmetries of Time},
  author={Y. Freundlich},
  journal={Philosophy of Science},
  year={1973},
  volume={40},
  pages={496 - 517}
}
We consider the mind-dependence or independence of the "now," of "becoming," and of "time's arrow," by considering the various senses in which these notions might be mind-dependent or not. These matters cannot be sensibly discussed without taking a stand regarding criteria of "reality." Proceeding from a basically phenomenalist position we conclude that merely to differentiate between appearance and reality is implicitly to assume a directed flow of time. We discuss the relationship between… Expand
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