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WHERE IN THE RELATIVISTIC WORLD ARE WE
I formulate a theory of persistence in the endurantist family and pose a problem for the conjunction of this theory with orthodox versions of special or general relativity. The problem centers aroundExpand
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Building Enduring Objects Out of Spacetime
Endurantism, the view that material objects are wholly present at each moment of their careers, is under threat from supersubstantivalism, the view that material objects are identical to spacetimeExpand
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Persistence and Location in Relativistic Spacetime
How is the debate between endurantism and perdurantism affected by the transition from pre-relativistic spacetimes to relativistic ones? After suggesting that the endurance vs. perdurance distinctionExpand
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Parthood is Identity
There is a strange feature of contemporary philosophical discourse and practice, one that is especially prominent in metaphysics. Contemporary philosophical inquiry is by and large driven byExpand
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Slots in Universals
Slot theory, as I use the term, is the view that (i) there exist such entities as argument places, or ‘slots’, in universals, and that (ii) a universal u is n-adic if and only if there are n slots inExpand
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In Defence of Spatially Related Universals
Immanent universals, being wholly present wherever they are instantiated, are capable both of bi-location (one entity's being wholly present in two places at one time) and of co-location (twoExpand
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The metaphysics of mortals: death, immortality, and personal time
Personal time, as opposed to external time, has a certain role to play in the correct account of death and immortality. But saying exactly what that role is, and what role remains for external time,Expand
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Balashov on special relativity, coexistence, and temporal parts
Yuri Balashov has argued that endurantism isuntenable in the context of Minkowskispacetime. Balashov's argument runs through twomain theses concerning the relation ofcoexistence, or temporalExpand
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