Foundations of Science 18 (1):139-148 (2013)

Gustavo E. Romero
Universidad Nacional de La Plata
I present a formal ontological theory where the basic building blocks of the world can be either things or events. In any case, the result is a Parmenidean worldview where change is not a global property. What we understand by change manifests as asymmetries in the pattern of the world-lines that constitute 4-dimensional existents. I maintain that such a view is in accord with current scientific knowledge
Keywords Change  Events  Formal ontology  Spacetime  Pre-socratics
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-012-9297-4
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The Ontology of Physical Objects.Mark Heller - 1990 - Philosophical Review 102 (1):122-126.

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