<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Balashov (Yuri) - Persistence and Space-Time: Philosophical Lessons of the Pole and Barn (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5319.htm">Persistence and Space-Time: Philosophical Lessons of the Pole and Barn</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Balashov (Yuri).htm">Balashov (Yuri)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Haslanger (Sally) & Kurtz (Roxanne) - Persistence : Contemporary Readings</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5319.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperCitings_5319.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Paper</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><u>Philosopher s Index Abstract</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Reformulates the rival positions in the debate about persistence and their significance in the framework of special relativistic space-time theories. </li><li>Definition of persistence; </li><li>Explanatory advantages of perdurantism over <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_760.htm">endurantism</A><SUP>1</SUP>; </li><li>Two major rival theories of persistence; </li><li>Implications of contemporary physical theories for the philosophy of time. </li></ol></FONT><hr><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>Comment: </B><ul type="disc"><li>Included in <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6213.htm">Look (Brandon C.) - The Metaphysics of Material Beings: Constitution, Persistence, and Identity</A>". </li><li>Originally, <I>Monist</I>, Jul2000, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p321, 20p </li><li>Electronic copy held </li></ul><BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:31" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:31:39</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>