Particularism and the spatial location of events

Philosophia 36 (1):129-140 (2008)
Abstract
According to the Particularist Theory of Events, events are real things that have a spatiotemporal location. I argue that some events do not have a spatial location in the sense required by the theory. These events are ordinary, nonmental events like Smith’s investigating the murder and Carol’s putting her coat on the chair. I discuss the significance of these counterexamples for the theory.
Keywords Particularist theory of events  Spatial location of events  Spatiotemporal location
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