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PEGS, BOARDS, AND RELATIVISTIC PERDURANCE

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Abstract

In an earlier work I developed an argument favoring one view of persistence (viz., perdurance) over its rivals, based on considerations of the relativity of three-dimensional spatial shapes of physical objects in Minkowski spacetime. The argument has since come under criticism (in the works of Theodore Sider, Kristie Miller, Ian Gibson, Oliver Pooley, and Thomas Sattig). Two related topics, explanatory virtues and explanatory relevance, are central to these critical discussions. In this paper I deal with these topics directly and respond to my critics by offering a new perspective on the issue.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Georgia

Publication date: 2009-06-01

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