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Single Idea 22896

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 2. Passage of Time / f. Tenseless (B) series]

Full Idea

The B-series theorist is a realist about time but an idealist about the passage of time. This is the Static Theory of time.

Gist of Idea

The B-series is realist about time, but idealist about its passage


Adrian Bardon (Brief History of the Philosophy of Time [2013], 4 'Reasons')

Book Reference

Bardon,Adrian: 'Brief History of the Philosophy of Time' [OUP 2013], p.82

A Reaction

Note the both A and B are realists about time, and thus deny both the relationist and the idealist view.