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- Oct 2020
According to the endurantist view, material objects are persisting three-dimensional individuals wholly present at every moment of their existence
But it’s really hard to see, because our human brains struggle to think about this Clock function as something for generating discrete snapshots of a clock, instead of representing a persistent thing that changes over time.
- theory of persistence and identity (temporal; metaphysics)
- key point
- important point
- Rich Harris
- hard to see
- different way of thinking about something
- timing is part of state
The perdurantist view is that an individual has distinct temporal parts throughout its existence.