|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._____________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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|Norbert Bolz, Willem van Reijen, Walter Benjamin Frankfurt 1991
Past/Benjamin: The past should be brought into the present. To the redeemed humanity its past has been able to be quoted in every moment._____________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.
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