Are We In Time? : And Other Essays on Time and Temporality
- 224 pages
- Are We In Time? : And Other Essays on Time and Temporality
- Charles Sherover
- 22 July 2015 Charles Sherover
[Epub] ❤ Are We In Time? : And Other Essays on Time and Temporality Author Charles Sherover – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The summa of a distinguished philosopher's career and full treatment of the temporal in philosophical terms this volume shows us that by taking time seriously we can discover something essential to al The summa of In Time? PDF ´ a distinguished philosopher's career and full treatment of the temporal in philosophical terms this volume shows us that by taking time seriously we can discover something essential to almost every uestion of human concern Are we IN time Charles Sherover asks and in pursuing this Are We eBook Î uestion he considers time in conjunction with cognition morality action physical nature being God freedom and politics His essays while drawing upon Royce Heidegger Kant Leibniz and even Hartshorne and Bergson defy categorization by method or school; instead they reveal the diversity and divergence of thinking about time as well as the myriad features and values within the omnipresence of time and changeThe volume begins with an overview of the history of thought on time and a clarification of some fundamental conceptual distinctions in temporal ideas Sherover then offers a critiue of Kant the first thinker to recognize We In Time? : And eBook Î that all human experience has a temporal form In a series of essays on metaphysics a valuable corrective to the dominant metaphysical tradition of talking about being as if time does not matter he pursues temporal responses to such problems as being internal relations individuation mind and free will Finally in essays on time freedom and the common good Sherover argues that these three phenomena are intrinsically related to one another the fulfillment of each involving the other two Throughout these essays brilliantly depict human life and thought thoroughly steeped in time and argue for the significance of the future for human activity Portraying the openness of the future as the basis for purposiveness and freedom knowledge and moral action social life and religious hope Sherover's work conveys a hopeful message of human finitude that nonetheless allows us a measure of control over events in our own time.