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Single Idea 18924

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 3. Types of Properties]

Full Idea

Spatial distribution properties say how things are across a region of space, such as being polka-dotted.

Gist of Idea

Being polka-dotted is a 'spatial distribution' property


Ross P. Cameron (Truthmaking for Presentists [2011], 3)

Book Reference

'Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Vol.6', ed/tr. Zimmerman,D/Bennett,K [OUP 2011], p.64

A Reaction

I think the routine fallacy of inferring properties from predicates is buried here. We truthfully describe it as 'polka-dotted', but that doesn't mean we must reify polka-dottedness, and see it as a feature of the world. What is a 'jumbled' space?

Related Idea

Idea 18926 One temporal distibution property grounds our present and past truths [Cameron]