Endurance Per Se in B-time

Metaphysica 10 (2):175-183 (2009)

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Three arguments for the conclusion that objects cannot endure in B-time even if they remain intrinsically unchanged are examined: Carter and Hestevolds enduring-objects-as-universals argument (American Philosophical Quarterly 31(4):269-283, 1994) and Barker and Dowe's paradox 1 and paradox 2 (Analysis 63(2):106-114, 2003, Analysis 65(1):69-74, 2005). All three are shown to fail.
Keywords Persistence  Endurance  B-theory of Time  Mereology  Paradox  Time travel
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