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1. [DOLCE] Something is an endurant if (i) it exists at more than one moment and (ii) its parts can be determined only relatively to something else (for instance time) (WonderWeb Deliverable D18)


  • 'Continuant' is the term used in BFO.
  • In applied ontology Endurant and Edu:Continuant are commonly taken as synonyms, also widely in philosophy, although a bit more attention may be paid there, cf. Hawley, 2015, near end of section 2.

Synonymous with Edu:Continuant