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Stalnaker, Robert
 
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Terminology I 136 (from Lewis/Schwarz 30)
Def Perdurantism/Schwarz: thesis that timely extended things are usually composed of temporal parts.
I 31
Def Endurantism/Schwarz: (VsPerdurantism): Thesis: things are completely (not only partially) present at any time at which they exist (like Aristotelian universals). - Perdurantism: can perceive objects as four-dimensional, extended both in time and space. - Endurantism: it can also assume that objects have temporal parts. - E.g. football game.
I 135f
Vague Identity/Stalnaker: E.g. two fish restaurants Bookbinder - Only one can be identical with the original one. - Endurantism: Problem: B0: (the original one) is then an ambiguous name. - Perdurantism: here it is unique.

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R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003


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