<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Coope (Ursula) - Why Does Aristotle Say That There Is No Time without Change? (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_22/PaperSummary_22628.htm">Why Does Aristotle Say That There Is No Time without Change?</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/C/Author_Coope (Ursula).htm">Coope (Ursula)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. 101 (2001), pp. 359-367</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_22/PaperSummary_22628.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_22/PapersToNotes_22628.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><u>Author s Abstract</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Aristotle famously claims that there is no time without change. </li><li>Bill Newton-Smith (<a name="2"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/N/Author_Newton-Smith (W.H.).htm">W.H. Newton-Smith</A>), in his book <em>The Structure of Time</em>, refers to this claim as 'Aristotle's principle'. </li><li><a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/S/Author_Shoemaker (Sydney).htm">Sydney Shoemaker</A> begins his article <a name="1"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_54.htm">Shoemaker (Sydney) - Time Without Change</A>" with a discussion of Aristotle's argument for this claim.</li><li>But what is Aristotle's argument? Why does he think that there is no time without change? </li><li>In this paper I shall argue that this is something modern interpreters have misunderstood.</li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T09:55" pubdate>02/08/2018 09:55:50</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>