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Single Idea 22612

[catalogued under 9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 1. Objects over Time]

Full Idea

Endurance and perdurance are not explanations, but are merely characterisations of persistance with the constraints imposed by either an A or a B view of time.

Gist of Idea

Endurance and perdurance just show the consequences of A or B series time


R.D. Ingthorsson (A Powerful Particulars View of Causation [2021], 2.1)

Book Reference

'Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Time', ed/tr. Callender,Craig [OUP 2013], p.20

A Reaction

This is 3-D asnd 4-D objects. A simple and illuminating observation. I love reading broad brush books that make all these simple connections between what seem isolated theories in philosophy. These links are the heart of the subject.

Related Idea

Idea 7802 A-series uses past, present and future; B-series uses 'before' and 'after' [McTaggart, by Girle]