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Single Idea 16694

[catalogued under 9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 6. Successive Things]

Full Idea

The standard scholastic examples of 'entia successiva' are time and motion.

Gist of Idea

Typical successive things are time and motion


Robert Pasnau (Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 [2011], 18.1)

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.378

A Reaction

Aristotle's examples of a day and the Games seem clearer, as time and motion do not count so clearly as 'things'.