Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Vendler, Zeno
 
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Events Vendler Die Linguistik und das a priori
in Grewendorf/Meggle Linguistik und Philosophie, Frankfurt (Athenäum) 1974/1995
I 264
Event/fact/VendlerVsAustin: assimilates both - Vendler: "collapse of the empire" - fact: can be contradicted - Event: can happen quickly or slowly - from the ambiguity does not follow that some facts are events.

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Z. Vendler
Linguistics in Philosophy Ithaca 1967


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