<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Look (Brandon C.) - The Metaphysics of Material Beings: Constitution, Persistence, and Identity (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_19/PaperSummary_19823.htm">The Metaphysics of Material Beings: Constitution, Persistence, and Identity</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/L/Author_Look (Brandon C.).htm">Look (Brandon C.)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: University of Kentucky Website</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_19/PaperSummary_19823.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">The course proceeds as follows:- <FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Texts: Required: <ul type="disc"><li><a name="32"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_45.htm">Rea (Michael), Ed. - Material Constitution - A Reader</A>". ( = MC)</li><li><a name="33"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1390.htm">Haslanger (Sally) & Kurtz (Roxanne), Eds. - Persistence : Contemporary Readings</A>". ( = P) </li></ul></li><li>A <em>short</em> list of books for <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P19823_1">further</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P19823_1"></A> reading: <ul type="disc"><li><a name="34"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1389.htm">Gallois (Andre) - Occasions of Identity : a Study in the Metaphysics of Persistence, Change, and Sameness</A>",</li><li><a name="35"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1345.htm">Hawley (Katherine) - How Things Persist</A>",</li><li><a name="36"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_31.htm">Heller (Mark) - The Ontology of Physical Objects: Four-Dimensional Hunks of Matter</A>",</li><li><a name="37"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_126.htm">Merricks (Trenton) - Objects and Persons</A>",</li><li><a name="38"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1339.htm">Sider (Ted) - Four-dimensionalism: An Ontology of Persistence and Time</A>",</li><li><a name="39"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_49.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - Material Beings</A>",</li><li><a name="40"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1312.htm">Wiggins (David) - Sameness and Substance Renewed</A>". </li></ul></FONT></li><li>Unfortunately, when we get to the course weekly prescribed reading, it just seems to be a plod through the <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P19823_2">two</A></U><SUB>2</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P19823_2"></A> Primary Texts. This may be because the Seminar tutor (<a name="W1513W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.uky.edu/~look/" TARGET = "_top">Link</A>) is basically an expert on Leibniz, and not an expert on this topic:- <FONT COLOR = "800080"> <ul type="disc"><li><em>Coincident Entities (1)</em><BR>& MC1: <a name="3"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_422.htm">Wiggins (David) - On Being in the Same Place at the Same Time</A>"<BR>& MC2: <a name="4"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2004.htm">Doepke (Frederick) - Spatially Coinciding Objects</A>"</li><li><em>Coincident Entities (2)</em><BR>& MC4: <a name="5"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2006.htm">Johnston (Mark) - Constitution is Not Identity</A>"<BR>& MC5: <a name="6"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2007.htm">Sosa (Ernest) - Subjects Among Other Things</A>"</li><li><em><a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_63.htm">Contingent Identity</A><SUP>3</SUP> and Counterpart Theory</em><BR>& MC6: <a name="7"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_00/Abstract_444.htm">Gibbard (Allan) - Contingent Identity</A>"<BR>& MC7: <a name="8"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2008.htm">Lewis (David) - Counterparts or Double Lives (Selections)</A>"</li><li><em>Eliminativism and Dominant Kinds</em><BR>& MC9: <a name="9"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_01/Abstract_1375.htm">Unger (Peter) - I Do Not Exist</A>"<BR>& MC10: <a name="10"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2010.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - The Doctrine of Arbitrary Undetached Parts</A>"</li><li><em>Indeterminacy Solutions</em><BR>& MC13: <a name="11"></a>"<A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_02/PaperSummary_2012.htm">Parsons (Terence) - Entities Without Identity</A>"<BR>& MC14: <a name="12"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2013.htm">Howard-Snyder (Frances) - De Re Modality Entails De Re Vagueness</A>"</li><li><em>Relative Identity and Temporal Parts</em><BR>& MC15: <a name="13"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2014.htm">Geach (Peter) - Reference and Generality (Selections)</A>"<BR>& MC16: <a name="14"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2015.htm">Chandler (Hugh S.) - Constitutivity and Identity</A>"<BR>& MC17: <a name="15"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_01/Abstract_1993.htm">Heller (Mark) - Temporal Parts of Four-Dimensional Objects</A>"</li><li><em>Metaphysics of Temporal Parts: Perdurance</em><BR>& P3: <a name="16"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_12/Abstract_12899.htm">Lewis (David) - On the Plurality of Worlds (Selections)</A>"<BR>& P4: <a name="17"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4437.htm">Sider (Ted) - Four-Dimensionalism</A>"</li><li><em>Metaphysics of Temporal Parts: <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_761.htm">Exdurance</A><SUP>4</SUP></em><BR>& P5: <a name="18"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5125.htm">Sider (Ted) - All the World's a Stage</A>"<BR>& P6: <a name="19"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_12/Abstract_12900.htm">Hawley (Katherine) - Selections from 'How Things Persist'</A>"</li><li><em>Problems for Temporal Parts</em><BR>& P7: <a name="20"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_02/Abstract_2005.htm">Thomson (Judith Jarvis) - Parthood and Identity Across Time</A>"<BR>& P8: <a name="21"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6676.htm">Haslanger (Sally) - Persistence, Change, and Explanation</A>"</li><li><em>Metaphysics of Enduring Things: Eternalism</em><BR>& P12: <a name="22"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3440.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - Four-Dimensional Objects</A>"<BR>& P14: <a name="23"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_12/Abstract_12901.htm">Mellor (D.H.) - Selections from 'Real Time'</A>"<BR>& P14: <a name="24"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3436.htm">Johnston (Mark) - Is There a Problem About Persistence?</A>"<BR>& P15: <a name="25"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_03/Abstract_3437.htm">Forbes (Graeme) - Is There a Problem About Persistence?</A>"</li><li><em>Metaphysics of Enduring Things: Presentism</em><BR>& P16: <a name="26"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5836.htm">Hinchliff (Mark) - The Puzzle of Change</A>"<BR>& P17: <a name="27"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6380.htm">Markosian (Ned) - A Defense of Presentism</A>"</li><li><em>Metaphysics of Enduring Things: Presentism</em><BR>& P19: <a name="28"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4436.htm">Sider (Ted) - Presentism and Ontological Commitment</A>"<BR>& P20: <a name="29"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_01/Abstract_1782.htm">Zimmerman (Dean) - Temporary Intrinsics and Presentism</A>"</li><li><em>Problems for Endurance: Temporary Intrinsics</em><BR>& P21: <a name="30"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4295.htm">Lewis (David) - Tensing the Copula</A>"<BR>& P22: <a name="31"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_05/Abstract_5354.htm">Sider (Ted) - The Stage View and Temporary Intrinsics</A>". </FONT> </li></ul> </li></ol><hr><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>Comment: </B><BR><BR>Available electronically at <a name="W1009W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.uky.edu/~look/650-2008-syllabus.pdf." TARGET = "_top">Link</A>.<BR><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P19823_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P19823_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: So, as the list is <em>short</em>, the reading is effectively essential. <a name="On-Page_Link_P19823_2"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P19823_2"><B>Footnote 2</B></A></U>: Indexed  MC and  P respectively. 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