Vivarium 55 (1-3):9-21 (2017)

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Niko Strobach
University of Münster
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This paper provides a short historical and systematic survey of parameters, problems, and proposals concerning the theoretical treatment of indivisible temporal boundaries throughout the ages. A very early trace of thinking about them is identified in Aristophanes’ comedy The Clouds. The approach of logicians in the late Middle Ages is placed in a broad context. Links of this topic to the issues of vagueness, modality, space and quantized time are discussed.
Keywords continuum   vagueness   moment of change   time atoms   medieval logic   instants   Aristophanes
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DOI 10.1163/15685349-12341341
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