Ideas from 'Events as property exemplifications' by Jaegwon Kim [1976], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Supervenience and Mind' by Kim,Jaegwon [CUP 1993,0-521-43996-5]].

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7. Existence / B. Change in Existence / 4. Events / c. Reduction of events
How fine-grained Kim's events are depends on how finely properties are individuated [Schaffer,J]
If events are ordered triples of items, such things seem to be sets, and hence abstract [Simons]
Events cannot be merely ordered triples, but must specify the link between the elements [Simons]
Events are composed of an object with an attribute at a time [Simons]
Since properties like self-identity and being 2+2=4 are timeless, Kim must restrict his properties [Simons]
Kim's theory results in too many events [Simons]