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27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 2. Passage of Time / l. Eventless time

[status of time when nothing moves or happens]

7 ideas
Some think time is seen at rest, as well as in movement [Porphyry]
Time is independent of motion, because God could stop everything for a short or long time [Crathorn, by Pasnau]
If there were duration without change, we could never establish its length [Leibniz]
If three regions 'freeze' every three, four and five years, after sixty years everything stops for a year [Shoemaker, by Lowe]
If three regions freeze every 3rd, 4th and 5th year, they all freeze together every 60 years [Shoemaker]
Since nothing occurs in a temporal vacuum, there is no way to measure its length [Le Poidevin]
Temporal vacuums would be unexperienced, unmeasured, and unending [Le Poidevin]