Is Phosphorus Hesperus?
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It is argued that philosophers who adopt the perdurance theory of persistence and who subscribe to the principle of Unrestricted Mereological Composition (UMC) are in a position to regard “Phosphorus is Hesperus” as false.
KeywordsEndurance Hesperus Identity Perdurance Persistence Phosphorus Unrestricted Mereological Composition
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