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Persistence and Change in Minkowski Spacetime

Calosi, Claudio (2011) Persistence and Change in Minkowski Spacetime. In: [2011] Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science (Toronto; 13-15 May 2011).

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    Abstract

    There are famously two main metaphysics of persistence, namely three and four-dimensionalism. Both yield a particular solution to the so called puzzle of change. I argue that typical three-dimensionalist solutions to the puzzle face insurmountable difficulties even in the simplest relativistic setting, that of Minkowski spacetime


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: persistence, location, change, relativity
    Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Relativity Theory
    Conferences and Volumes: [2011] Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Science (Toronto; 13-15 May 2011)
    Depositing User: Dr Claudio Calosi
    Date Deposited: 28 May 2011 09:08
    Last Modified: 28 May 2011 09:08
    Item ID: 8629
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8629

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