Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics by Emily Thomas
English | June 5th, 2018 | ISBN: 0198807937, 9780198807933 | 253 Pages | True PDF | 1.61 MB
What is time? This is one of the most fundamental questions we can ask. Traditionally, the answer was that time is a product of the human mind, or of the motion of celestial bodies. In the mid-seventeenth century, a new kind of answer emerged: time or eternal duration is 'absolute', in the sense that it is independent of human minds and material bodies.