Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Event: A change of state. The event itself has no duration, otherwise the beginning and the end of the event would have to have their own duration or the beginning and the end of an event in turn would be independent events. See also regress, process, flux, change, states.
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Tugendhat, Ernst
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Events I 455
Event/Tugendhat: no states - identification of time points by events - then the being-red of a leaf is an event.
I 456
Then every sentence is (by nominalization of the predicate) a sentence about an event - question: how can we distinguish these from spatiotemporal objects?.
I 547
Change: the transition from one state to another - change = time sortal: E.g. Earth’s rotation, e.g. flight, e.g. silence - divisibility: predicates do not include the principles of divisibility and limit - But change contains as a temporal totality principles for distinguishing temporal parts - changes are countable, temporal objects.

Tu I
E. Tugendhat
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976

E. Tugendhat
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30