David Lewis on Persistence

In Barry Loewer & Jonathan Schaffer (eds.), A Companion to David Lewis. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 237-49 (forthcoming)

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Katherine Hawley
University of St. Andrews
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This paper provides an overview on David Lewis's writings about persistence. I focus on two issues. First, what is the relationship between the doctrine of Humean Supervenience and the rejection of endurantism? Second, why did Lewis not adopt a stage theory of persistence, given that he advocated a counterpart theory of modality?
Keywords David Lewis  persistence  Humean Supervenience  endurantism  stage theory  temporary intrinsics
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