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States: a state is the totality of constant and variable properties of a system at a point of time. State spaces describe the possible variants of states or the changeability of systems within a theory. See also change, movement, properties, situation, description, process, flux, conceptual spaces.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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John Bigelow on States - Dictionary of Arguments

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Consistency/Invariance/Bigelow/Pargetter: must be considered as a possible cause e.g. for the existence of temples over thousands of years.
I 276
Causation/Bigelow/Pargetter: we should understand it as a relation between events (in the broad sense).

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

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J. Bigelow, R. Pargetter
Science and Necessity Cambridge 1990

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