Ideas of Lawrence B. Lombard, by Theme

[American, b.1944, Professor at Wayne State University, Michigan.]

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7. Existence / B. Change in Existence / 4. Events / c. Reduction of events
An event is a change in or to an object
     Full Idea: Lombard holds that an event is a change in or to an object.
     From: report of Lawrence B. Lombard (Events [1986]) by Stephen Mumford - Laws in Nature 2.1
     A reaction: This strikes me as more plausible than Davidson's view that events are primitive, or Kim's that they are exemplifications of properties. Events then exist just insofar as we wish to (or are able to) discriminate them.