Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2020)

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Damiano Costa
University Of Italian Switzerland
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Persistence in Time No person ever steps into the same river twice—or so goes the Heraclitean maxim. Obscure as it is, the maxim is often taken to express two ideas. The first is that everything always changes, and nothing remains perfectly similar to how it was just one instant before. The second is that nothing … Continue reading Persistence in Time →
Keywords time  persistence  three-dimensionalism  four-dimensionalism  stage view  endurantism  perdurantism  temporal parts  change
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