A Logical Framework for the Spotlight Theory of Time

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The aim of this paper is twofold: on the one hand, to provide a conceptual analysis of the so called moving spotlight theory of time, highlighting its underlying metaphysical assumptions; on the other hand, to develop a semantics for a temporal logic which allows us to grasp the philosophical background of this theory.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLogic and Philosophy of Time: Further Themes from Prior
EditorsPer Hasle, Peter Øhrstrøm Patrick Blackburn
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Dynamic Temporal Logic
  • Logic of Time
  • Spotlight Theory of Time


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