Ideas of Hans Reichenbach, by Theme

[German, 1891 - 1953, Born in Hamburg. Refugee, who taught in America. Putnam was a pupil. Died in Los Angeles.]

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12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 5. Interpretation
Kant showed that our perceptions are partly constructed from our concepts
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 5. Direction of causation
A theory of causal relations yields an asymmetry which defines the direction of time [Salmon]
27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 2. Time / a. Time
The direction of time is grounded in the direction of causation [Ladyman/Ross]