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Social Fullness of the Present as a Key to Understanding Time Nature

Liberal Arts in Russia. 2012. Vol. 1. No. 1. Pp. 6-13.
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Kazaryan V.P.
M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
4 Lomonosov Prospekt, GSP–1, 119991, Moscow


In the article there is prevailed an idea that a kernel of the dynamic time ("past-present-future" integrity) is present. The nature of "the present" is concluded in social action. The present exists as a social act. To justify this point of view the author addresses to modern leading philosophers’ works.


  • • time
  • • time philosophy
  • • time current
  • • actor
  • • action
  • • dynamic time
  • • social act


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