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Process, Action, and Experience
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Process, Action, and Experience

Rowland Stout


The progressive aspect is used to describe occurrences as being in the process of happening, whereas the perfective aspect is used to describe them as completed events. Starting from a shared assumption that the use of the progressive aspect rather than the perfective aspect in describing mental occurrences and actions may reveal something important about subjectivity, the authors in this collection examine whether a new metaphysical account of processes is required to make sense of this assumption. They develop and examine theories of processes as continuants, as kinds of state, and as kinds ... More

Keywords: process, action, progressive, aspect, experience, states, continuants, mass terms, events

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198777991
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198777991.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rowland Stout, editor
University College Dublin