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Cruz Davis
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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This paper discusses various humility theses about individuals and intrinsic properties as discussed by authors such as Lewis. It is argued that we should accept a similar humility thesis about the world’s spacetime structure regardless of which metaphysics of spacetime we accept. One interesting consequence is that this undercuts some important motivations opting in for an ontic structural realist metaphysic.
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