Ideas from 'In Defence of Three-Dimensionalism' by Kit Fine [2006], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Being: Developments in Contemporary Metaphysics' (ed/tr Le Poidevin,Robin) [CUP 2008,978-0-521-73544-5]].

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9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 3. Three-Dimensionalism
3-D says things are stretched in space but not in time, and entire at a time but not at a location
Genuine motion, rather than variation of position, requires the 'entire presence' of the object
9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 4. Four-Dimensionalism
4-D says things are stretched in space and in time, and not entire at a time or at a location
You can ask when the wedding was, but not (usually) when the bride was
9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 5. Temporal Parts
Three-dimensionalist can accept temporal parts, as things enduring only for an instant