|Event: A change of state. The event itself has no duration, otherwise the beginning and the end of the event would have to have their own duration or the beginning and the end of an event in turn would be independent events. See also regress, process, flux, change, states._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
E. Tugendhat on Events - Dictionary of Arguments
Event/Tugendhat: Events are no states. - Identification of time points by events. - Then the being-red of a leaf is an event.
>States, >Individuation, >Identification.
Then every sentence is (by nominalization of the predicate) a sentence about an event.
Question: how can we distinguish these from spatiotemporal objects?
Change: the transition from one state to another - change = time sortal: E.g. Earth’s rotation, e.g. flight, e.g. silence.
>Sortals, cf. >Universals.
Divisibility: predicates do not include the principles of divisibility and limit. - But change contains as a temporal totality principles for distinguishing temporal parts - changes are countable, temporal objects.
>Change, >Motion._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992