Metaphysics of Persistence and Time.

Lewson, Ben.

Change has been a pressing philosophical problem since the ancient Greeks, yet it is one of the most pervasive and undeniable phenomena. On the face of it, change is contradictory. The strict philosophical definition of “identity” as expressed in Leibniz's law is that two objects are identical only if they share all the same properties. The problem of change arises since a thing before a change ha... read more

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1646-1716.
Tufts University. Department of Philosophy.
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