عنوان مقاله [English]
Contrary to Skow’s point of view, I will argue that “one second per second” is not a plausible answer to the question of “how fast does time pass? ”. In the first part, I argue that the interpretation that Skow offered in order that one can show in which the second premise of “the rate of passage argument” is false, is not a different interpretation in such a way that he claimed. I will show that either two interpretations he mentioned are identical or even though they are different from each other, in each case “one second per second” is one second divided by one second. So all of the premises of the argument are true in each interpretation, and then the argument is sound. In the second part, I introduce a new argument against the “one second per second” reply. I argue that this reply has nothing to say about the real world in the sense that the rate of the passage of time would be one second per second even though time actually does not pass because this answer is a tautology. So believers in objective becoming, including Skow, should find another reply to the question concerning the rate of the passage of time
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