On What Goes On: The Ontology of Processes and Events

  title={On What Goes On: The Ontology of Processes and Events},
  author={Antony Galton},
The purpose of this talk is to advocate a particular way of thinking about processes and their relationship to objects and events. The point of view put forward is unorthodox in that it regards processes as being in some ways more closely akin to objects than to events, specifically with regard to their relationship to the directly experienced world and their capacity for undergoing change over time. A consequence of this is that the traditional distinction between continuants and occurrents… CONTINUE READING

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