4-D Objects and Disposition Ascriptions

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-72
JournalPhilosophical Papers
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Philosophy


  • Dispositions
  • persistence
  • perdurance
  • endurance
  • powers
  • conditional analysis
  • B-time


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