Past and Future Determinacy According to Nicolai Hartmann
Nicolai Hartmann’s thesis of the equal determinacy of past and future is explained in the context of the theory of time appearing in his ontological tetralogy. In particular, the notions of past and future are treated as aspects of real time in its opposition to time as an ideality. Also, the relation of time and modality in the real sphere is analyzed assuming that it is of complementarity. In all of this, Hartmann’s view is synthetically compared to other theories of time in contemporary philosophy.
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