Nov 3

Tense

Topic

We will have special guest lecturers for today's class! Paul Hovda (Reed) and Michael Nelson (UC Riverside) will discuss mereology in connection with combining Presentism with various views of persistence.


This week's required reading:


Merricks - On The Incompatibility of Enduring and Perduring Entities
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Additional, optional papers:


Hovda - Tensed Mereology
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Brogaard - Presentist Four-Dimensionalism
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Kleinschmidt - Presentist Perdurance and Parthood
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Mitchell-Yellin and Nelson - S5 for Aristotelian Actualists
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Reminder

Next week you'll present your paper proposals in class.

No Presentations!

We'll spend the whole meeting on this week's topic!