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Persistence through time, and across possible worlds

Author: Jiri Benovsky
Publisher: Frankfurt : Ontos Verlag, 2006.
Series: Epistemische Studien (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Bd. 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How do ordinary objects persist through time and across possible worlds? How do they manage to have their temporal and modal properties? These are the questions adressed in this book which is? ""guided tour of theories of persistence"". The book is divided in two parts. In the first, the two traditional accounts of persistence through time (endurantism and perdurantism) are combined with presentism and eternalism to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benovsky, Jiri.
Persistence Through Time, and Across Possible Worlds.
Berlin : De Gruyter, ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jiri Benovsky
ISBN: 9783110323245 3110323249
OCLC Number: 854568837
Description: 1 online resource (281 pages).
Contents: pt. I. Persistence through time --
pt. II. Persistence across possible worlds.
Series Title: Epistemische Studien (Frankfurt am Main, Germany), Bd. 8.
Responsibility: Jiri Benovsky.

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The series is devoted to English- and German-language studies in the fields of epistemology and the philosophy of science, carried out in an analytical style and dealing with current debates.  Read more...

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