There is no puzzle about change

Dialectica 63 (1):7-22 (2009)
This paper argues against the common practice of presenting perdurantism, endurantism, and other views about persistence and time as solutions to an alleged puzzle about change. Various recent attempts to generate a puzzle about change are examined and found unsuccessful. This does not mean, however, that the relevant views about persistence and time are not well motivated, but rather that their interest and purpose is independent of their suitability for solving the alleged puzzle.
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    Andrea Bottani (2005). Introduction. Dialectica 59 (4):381–400.
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    Michael J. Raven (2011). There is a Problem of Change. Philosophical Studies 155 (1):23-35.
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