The Philosophy of Time

20 April, 2016 (Week 2)

Michael De, University of Konstanz

Persistence

The problem of change/temporary intrinsics

Endurantism

Perdurantism

Perdurantism is the counterintuitive, but scientifically acceptable, view that things persist in virtue of being sums of momentary temporal parts. (This will be qualified later.)

Folations of spacetime
From Brian Greene's The Fabric of the Cosmos

Temporalism vs eternalism

Temporalism vs eternalism