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Experimental Philosophy

At the Centre for Time we have been working on a number of experimental philosophy projects. 

* What do non-philosophers (sometimes known as 'the folk') think time is like? Is there a single folk 

concept of time, and if so, what is its content?

Our Folk Concept of Time

*What is our temporal 

phenomenology like? In particular, does it seem to us as though passes, in some robust way?

Our Temporal Phenomenology

*What sorts of time-biases do our preferences exhibit? Are we future-biased, and if so, under what 

conditions? Is the explanation for our being future-biased that we have 

certain beliefs about time, or that we have a certain temporal phenomenology? 

Our Time Biases