Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Continuants: temporally extended entities as opposed to events or occurrences. There is a debate about whether continuants themselves can have temporal parts. See also endurantism, perdurantism, ontology, person, four-dimensionalism.

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continuant / Stalnaker: Ee.g.people and physical objects - can be thought of with and without temporal parts - are something that is always quite there - the same thing at different times - event: no continuant -


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R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003


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