I will argue that we need to consider the ‘change-makers’ if we want to provide a comprehensive theory of persistence. The classical theories of persistence, endurantism and perdurantism in all their flavours, are content with avoiding the looming contradiction in the context of Leibniz’s Law. They do not account for how change is brought about. I argue that this is not sufficient to constitute a theory of persistence and I will introduce produrantism as a new access towards a comprehensive approach.
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Florian Fischer (Bonn University), “Powerful Persistence”
March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm