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Single Idea 12837

[catalogued under 9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 4. Four-Dimensionalism]

Full Idea

The strangeness of four-dimensional objects is almost always underestimated in the literature.

Gist of Idea

Four dimensional-objects are stranger than most people think


Peter Simons (Parts [1987], 3.4)

Book Reference

Simons,Peter: 'Parts: a Study in Ontology' [OUP 1987], p.125

A Reaction

See Idea 12836, where he has criticised process ontologists for smuggling in stages and process as being OF conventional objects.

Related Idea

Idea 12836 Fans of process ontology cheat, since river-stages refer to 'rivers' [Simons]