The Zones of Time in Music and Human Activity

  • L. Bielawski

Abstract

The outstanding Polish logician and philosopher, Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz, believed that “time” has four different meanings: (1) “a moment, an exact date, a point of time”; (2) “a period of time, a span of time, a time interval”; (3) “duration, the length of a time period”; (4) “an all-embracing period of time.” My analysis and interpretation of these meanings is seen in Figure 1.

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References

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