The Ontology of Stages (Being the Orthodox/Humean Theory of Identity)
Oderberg (David)
Source: Oderberg - The Metaphysics of Identity Over Time, 1993, Chapter 3
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


  1. Preamble: object-stages as material parts of persistents
  2. An outline of the theory of object-stages (or temporal parts of persistents)
  3. Questions concerning individuation and number
  4. Problems of predication and translation
  5. Summary of discussion so far
  6. Some objections considered
  7. Geometrical parts and the circularity objection


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