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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.
- different way of thinking about something
- hard to see
- theory of persistence and identity (temporal; metaphysics)
- timing is part of state
- key point
- Rich Harris
- important point
The perdurantist view is that an individual has distinct temporal parts throughout its existence.