<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Barker (Stephen) & Dowe (Phil) - Endurance is paradoxical (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5800.htm">Endurance is paradoxical</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Barker (Stephen).htm">Barker (Stephen)</a> & <A HREF = "../../Authors/D/Author_Dowe (Phil).htm">Dowe (Phil)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Analysis 65.1, Jan 2005, p69-74, 6p</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5800.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PapersToNotes_5800.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Authors Abstract</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"> <ol type="1"><li>The doctrine of <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_760.htm">Endurantism</A><SUP>1</SUP> states that an object persists through time by virtue of being multi-located throughout a 4-D region. </li><li>In <a name="4"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20306.htm">Barker (Stephen) & Dowe (Phil) - Paradoxes of multi-location</A>" (2003) we show how this thesis generates paradoxes. </li><li>In two separate papers, <a name="5"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20307.htm">McDaniel (Kris) - No paradox of multi-location</A>" (2003) and <a name="6"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20308.htm">Beebee (Helen) & Rush (Michael) - Non-paradoxical multi-location</A>" (2003) put forward solutions to the paradoxes. </li><li>We argue here that they are unsuccessful, and in addition introduce a new form of the paradox in terms of plural reference. </li><li>Endurance remains paradoxical.</li></ol> </FONT><BR><U>APhilosopher s Index Abstract</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>The article discusses the doctrine of <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_760.htm">Endurantism</A><SUP>2</SUP>. </li><li>The article adds that according to the doctrine of <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_760.htm">Endurantism</A><SUP>3</SUP>, an object persists through time by virtue of being multi-located throughout a 4-D region. </li><li>The article examines how this thesis generates paradoxes. </li><li>It puts forward solutions to the paradoxes. </li><li>In the ultimate analysis, the article argues that paradoxes are unsuccessful, and in addition introduces a new form of the paradox in terms of plural reference. </li><li>However, endurance remains paradoxical.</li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:37" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:37:33</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>