The Resource The enigmatic reality of time : Aristotle, Plotinus, and today, by Michael F. Wagner

The enigmatic reality of time : Aristotle, Plotinus, and today, by Michael F. Wagner

Label
The enigmatic reality of time : Aristotle, Plotinus, and today
Title
The enigmatic reality of time
Title remainder
Aristotle, Plotinus, and today
Statement of responsibility
by Michael F. Wagner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Integrates interdisciplinary work with philosophical analyses to explain facets of the perennial question of time's nature and existence, both in its contemporary and its original classical contexts, and it explains the two influential investigations of the topic in classical Western thought: Aristotle's and Plotinus'
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
115
Index
index present
LC call number
BD638
LC item number
.W28 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts
  • Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition,
Series volume
v. 7
Label
The enigmatic reality of time : Aristotle, Plotinus, and today, by Michael F. Wagner
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-371) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn567744258
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 378 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789047443605
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004170254.i-378
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35738819
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)567744258
  • pebcs9047443608

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