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Single Idea 22750

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 3. Parts of Time / c. Intervals]

Full Idea

Time cannot be indivisible, since it is divided into past, present and future.

Gist of Idea

Time is divisible, into past, present and future


Sextus Empiricus (Against the Physicists (two books) [c.180], II.193)

Book Reference

Sextus Empiricus: 'Against the Physicists/Against the Ethicists', ed/tr. Bury,R.G. [Harvard Loeb 1997], p.307

A Reaction

Does the fact that you can name the parts of something prove that it is divisible? Do electrons have left and right-hand sides?