Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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II 178ff
object: simple - even spread objects are possible, but not completely constituted by present awareness of place and time (spatial property is not sufficient) - universals / Armstrong: simply fully constituted in each instantiation - MartinVs: mysterious
II 180
complex object: distributed: "what-it-is-and-what-it-is-not" - possible, but unlike universal - in all these distributed objects there is a difference between more or less actually contained things - and that is not allowed for Armstrong.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983

> Counter arguments against Armstrong
> Counter arguments in relation to Object

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22