How Things Persist

How Things Persist

  • Electronic book text
By (author) 

List price: US$93.00

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Katherine Hawley explores and compares three theories of persistence -- endurance, perdurance, and stage theories - investigating the ways in which they attempt to account for the world around us. Having provided valuable clarification of its two main rivals, she concludes by advocating stage theory.
show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 232 pages
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 1423771095
  • 9781423771098

Review quote

"How Things Persist is a careful and clever defence of stage theory ... the book is not only a worthy defence of a novel ontology, it is also an instructive survey of the metaphysics of material objects in general and the philosophy of persistence in particular."--Mind"The case Hawley makes for stage theory is a persuasive one . How Things Persist is a well structured, well written, solid, crisp and lucid investigation into the cluster of metaphysical problems that surround the issue of persistence."--Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
show more