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Continuants: temporally extended entities as opposed to events or occurrences. There is a debate about whether continuants themselves can have temporal parts. See also endurantism, perdurantism, ontology, person, four-dimensionalism.
 
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Meixner, Uwe
 
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Continuants I 49
Def Continuant/Contuants/Meixner: singular individuals with a time duration who have at most spatial parts - no temporal parts! Therefore no accidents - ((s) then no change possible) - identity of time is given anyway, no question about it possible - then continuant no individual who has these temporal parts, the accidents

Mei I
U. Meixner
Einf├╝hrung in die Ontologie Darmstadt 2004


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29