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Particulars and persistence

Mark Johnston

Particulars and persistence

by Mark Johnston

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Published by Princeton University in Princeton .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Princeton University, 1983.

Statementby Mark Johnston.
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Open LibraryOL13868452M

The thesis is concerned with the outline of an ontology which admits only particulars and with the persistence of particulars through time. In Chapter 1 it is argued that a neglected class of particulars --the cases--have to be employed in order to solve the problem of universals, i.e., to give a satisfactory account of properties and kinds. contemporary literature, I want bare particulars to be the subjects of endurantist persistence and change. 6 The alternative to endurance is perdurance – the sort of persistence that allows for what I derisively called Pickwickian change.

  One of the things that book historians study is the change in, and persistence of, reading technologies over time, and what those historians have demonstrated is that good technologies don't Author: William Germano. Like a lot of good stories, this one begins with a rumor: in , Pope Gregory IX accused Frederick II, the Holy Roman Emperor, of heresy. Without disclosing evidence of any kind, Gregory announced that Frederick had written a supremely blasphemous book—De tribus impostoribus, or the Treatise of the Three Impostors—in which Frederick denounced Moses, .

  Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated and includes two new chapters on (1) Parts and Wholes, and Cited by: The word itself derives from the title of one of Aristotle’s books, A textbook with an emphasis on universals and particulars, propositions and modality, causation, time, and persistence. A textbook with chapters on (among others) ontology, meta-metaphysics, persistence, modality, causation, and the metaphysics of race. Sider.


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The thesis is concerned with the outline of an ontology which admits only particulars and with the persistence of particulars through time.

In Chapter 1 it is argued that a neglected class of particulars--the cases--have to be employed in order to solve the problem of universals, i.e., to give a satisfactory account of properties and by: 5.

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Such an emphasis places the manner in which artwork acts upon the emotions central to Cited by:   The first chapter introduces the puzzle of persistence from two angles: First, I show that questions about the diachronic identity of conditions of concrete particulars – and in particular of persons – can be motivated with examples from : Ludwig Jaskolla.

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plural noun. The particulars of something or someone are facts or details about them which are written down and kept as a record. You will find all the particulars in Chapter 9. The nurses at the admission desk asked her for particulars. a written statement of particulars of employment.

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This book explores persistence, taking human beings as an example case. It investigates how concrete particulars stay the same during their temporal carriers while changing significantly. Themes of relativity, structural realism, 4-dimensional ontologies and different strains of panpsychism are amongst those addressed in this : Springer International Publishing.

Mark Johnston is currently the Walter Cerf Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University, where he wrote his Ph.D. Particulars and Persistence under the supervision of Saul Kripke.

He is the author of many influential and widely reprinted articles in ontology, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic and ethics, along with Saving God (Princeton University Press, ).

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Johnston is the Walter Cerf Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University, where he has taught since earning his Ph.D there in His dissertation, "Particulars and Persistence," was directed by Saul Kripke. A native of Australia, Johnston was "educated by Jesuits and briefly considered taking priestly orders before opting for a PhD in.

At the same time, a growing literature testifies to the persistence of place as an incorrigible aspect of human experience, identity, and morality.

Place is a common ground for thought and action, a community of experienced particulars that avoids solipsism and universalism. On Writing, Rejection, and Persistence. Author Ruth Galm received upwards of 60 rejections from agents for her first novel, Into the Valley.

But she kept working, and after years of revising the book, it was plucked from the slush pile at Soho Press.book clearly motivates and expounds the problems and positions intro-duced.

An orientating chapter briefly introduces its topic and reminds 8 Concrete particulars II: persistence through time Overview Two theories of persistence – endurantism and perdurantism Persistence and the nature of time viii Size: 2MB.