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Do the past and future exist?
One common agreement among many who think about time, is that time, if it involves the mind, is, in some meaningful sense, fundamentally mind-dependent. Arguably, every question about time is reducible to this single, dichotomous split: whatever time is, and whatever it is like, is it mind-dependent, or is it independent? To begin, then, we will seek to resolve this fundamental question; we will ask two great philosophers their opinion of time, and whether it is mind-bound, or whether, outside of man, time has a life of its own. Continue reading