Particularism and the Spatial Location of Events
- Marjorie Spear Price
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According to the Particularist Theory of Events, events are real things that have a spatiotemporal location. I argue that some events do not have a spatial location in the sense required by the theory. These events are ordinary, nonmental events like Smith’s investigating the murder and Carol’s putting her coat on the chair. I discuss the significance of these counterexamples for the theory.
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Volume 36, Issue 1 , pp 129-140
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- Spatial location of events
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- 1. Department of Philosophy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 414A Humanities Building, 900 13th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35294-1260, USA