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Ancient Mediterranean and medieval texts and contexts. Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic tradition ; v. 7.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -371) and index.
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Part I: Dimensions of time's enigma Is time real? Eleaticism, temporality, and time The makings of a temporal universe Pastness and futurity Synchronicity and asynchronicity Temporal pace and measurement Presentness, or the present Aristotle's real account of time Parmenidean time and the impossible now Cosmic motion and the speed of time Time as the motion of the cosmos Time as the cosmos itself Time as motion and all change Temporal cognition and the return of the now Real temporality in an Aristotelian world Does Aristotle refute eleaticism? Bisection argument I Bisection argument II Bisection argument III Plotinus' vitalistic Platonism and the real origins of time Temporality, eternality, and Plotinus' new Platonism Plotinus' critique of Aristotelian motion Indefinite temporality and the measure of motion Plotinus' neoplatonic account of time.