I'm still fishing for help I guess with the unreality of time.

A theorists are said to think that the A series is not reducible to the B.

  1. Are there different forms this rejection of reductionism can take?
  2. Does anyone suggest that the A series does exist, in addition to the B, but only includes the psychological experience of tense, not the reality of tense?
  3. And would that mean that there is an A series but in reality all of its points occur in ever tense at every time?

I want to do some fairly in depth reading on this, if you can help with references.

  • "I'm still fishing for help ..." -- You need better bait. – user4894 Sep 15 '14 at 21:59
  • I am currently reading Lee Smolin's Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe. It argues for the reality of time from a different angle and with different terminology (no A-series and B-series there). I enjoy it but would not call it very deep. It mentions Einstein's general relativity (where time is "unreal") a lot and since McTaggart published his The Unreality of Time only 3 years after Einstein's annus mirabilis perhaps there is an indirect link concealed by different terminologies and domains. – Drux Sep 16 '14 at 7:33
  • i'm sorry what is missing? – user6917 Sep 17 '14 at 0:14

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