This produces four different views: Musical Perdurantism
with Identity, Musical Perdurantism
with Permanent Overlap, Musical Endurantism with Identity, and Musical Endurantism with Permanent Overlap.
holds that entities, biological and otherwise, possess temporal parts and not just spatial parts.
In a previous paper with Robson it was argued that a particular time travel scenario favors perdurantism
over endurantism on the grounds that endurantists must give up on the Weak Supplementation Principle.
54) Each of these approaches, I think, proves as costly to our intuitions about what constitutes a temporary property or how we have temporary properties as perdurantism
is to our intuitions about what constitutes a persisting object.
Indeed, Noonan seems to be defending a richer package: perdurantism
plus unrestricted mereological composition.
Chisholm 's Phenomenal Argument Revisited: A Dilemma for Perdurantism
, DONALD SMITH
The issue of species persistence through time is investigated using two opposing views: endurantism and perdurantism
Thus considerations pertaining to the nature of vagueness need not lead us inevitably to accept perdurantism
This paper considers how to put together two popular ideas in the philosophy of time: detenserism (the view that tense can be analyzed in token-reflexive terms) and perdurantism
(the view that objects persist through time by having temporal parts).
and Special Relativity, STEVEN D.
, Universalism, and Quantifiers, ACHILLE C.
Chapter 9 ("The Problem of Temporary Intrinsics") shows that endurantism (embraced by A-theorists) is conceptually superior to perdurantism
(embraced by virtually all B-theorists); perdurantism
suffers from being metaphysically counterintuitive, defying the phenomenology of personal consciousness, invalidating moral responsibility, and so forth.