Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Past, philosophy: the set of events before the point of time an observer sees as his presence. Past can be characterized as the period in which decisions are not possible. A time traveler would experience a section of the past as his present. See also present, future, time, to measure, presentism, actualism, reality, time travel.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Past / Hume: not just what has been, but what was considered important! It has never been presented as past, but always as presence - Custom: requires no memory - memory: keepsthe order, not the individual performances - it creates no synthesis of the time by itself - it doesn not overcome its structure- past / present: no characteristics of the time but the product of the synthesis.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
D. Hume
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-23