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The matter of patience is as outdated because the culture of systematic ontology. How will we clarify that the middle-sized typical items of everyday's lifestyles are looked ordinarily as final 'the same', whether they alter their houses and their fabric parts? the purpose of this version is to provide new arguments, views, and theoretical backgrounds pertaining to 'persistence': there's even more to contemplate than the classical contrast among 'endurantism' and 'perdurantism'. the quantity contains contributions authored through S. Barker, P. Dowe, A. Chrudzimski, P. Grenon, B. Smith, L. Jansen, E.J. Lowe, U. Meixner, okay. Miller, E. Runggaldier, J. Seibt, and E. Tegtmeier.

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