Single Idea 17512

[catalogued under 9. Objects / F. Identity among Objects / 3. Relative Identity]

Full Idea

Why are covering concepts required for diachronic identities, when they must be supposed unnecessary for synchronic identities?


'synchronic' is at the same time, 'diachronic' at different times

Gist of Idea

If diachronic identities need covering concepts, why not synchronic identities too?


M.R. Ayers (Individuals without Sortals [1974], 'Prob')

Book Reference

-: 'Canadian Journal of Philosophy' [-], p.119