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
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
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983