Thread: What is Time?
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Mar16-09, 10:01 AM
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The form of the question presupposes an answer of the form "Time is such and such a thing." What if the word 'time' does not refer to a thing and it is only the grammar of our language which misleads us to think that every noun is a person, place, or thing. If we examine ordinary language, we see that the meaning of the word 'time' is determined by its use, so perhaps a more neutral question would be "under what circumstances is it correct to use the word 'time' ?"