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4-D Objects and Disposition Ascriptions

Hansson Wahlberg, Tobias LU (2009) In Philosophical Papers 38(1). p.35-72
Abstract
Disposition ascription has been discussed a good deal over the last few decades, as has the revisionary metaphysical view of ordinary, persisting objects known as 'fourdimensionalism'. However, philosophers have not merged these topics and asked whether four-dimensional objects can be proper subjects of dispositional predicates. This paper seeks to remedy this oversight. It argues that, by and large, four-dimensional objects are not suited to take dispositional predicates.
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Dispositions, persistence, perdurance, endurance, powers, conditional analysis, B-time
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Philosophical Papers
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38
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1
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35 - 72
publisher
Taylor & Francis
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  • wos:000276675100004
ISSN
0556-8641
DOI
10.1080/05568640902933460
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English
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465a3ea5-377d-4d39-83a0-cf1fc782ec25 (old id 1503760)
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  series       = {Philosophical Papers},
  title        = {4-D Objects and Disposition Ascriptions},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/05568640902933460},
  volume       = {38},
  year         = {2009},
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