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Events <sup>*</sup>

David Lewis

in Philosophical Papers Volume II

Published in print June 1987 | ISBN: 9780195036466
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833399 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195036468.003.0008
                      Events                                                     *

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Advances a theory of events as properties of spatiotemporal regions. It also argues for a number of related claims, including the claim that events stand in logical relations, that they have a spatiotemporal mereology, and that their history amounts to the whole history of the world.

Keywords: events; logical relations; mereology

Chapter.  12770 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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