Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2020)

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Roberto Casati
Institut Jean Nicod
Achille C. Varzi
Columbia University
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A critical survey of the main philosophical theories about events and event talk, organized in three main sections: (i) Events and Other Categories (Events vs. Objects; Events vs. Facts; Events vs. Properties; Events vs. Times); (ii) Types of Events (Activities, Accomplishments, Achievements, and States; Static and Dynamic Events; Actions and Bodily Movements; Mental and Physical Events; Negative Events); (iii) Existence, Identity, and Indeterminacy.
Keywords Events  Event semantics
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