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  1. Change, Temporal Parts, and the Argument from Vagueness.Achille C. Varzi - 2005 - Dialectica 59 (4):485-498.
    The so‐called ‘argument from vagueness’ is among the most powerful and innovative arguments offered in support of the view that objects are four‐dimensional perdurants. The argument is defective – I submit – and in a number of ways that are worth looking into. But each ‘defect’, each gap in the argument, corresponds to a model of change that is independently problematic and that can hardly be built into the common‐sense picture of the world. So once all the gaps of the (...)
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  • Change, temporal parts, and the argument from vagueness.Achille C. Varzi - 2005 - Dialectica 59 (4):485–498.
    The so-called "argument from vagueness", the clearest formulation of which is to be found in Ted Sider’s book Four-dimensionalism, is arguably the most powerful and innovative argument recently offered in support of the view that objects are four-dimensional perdurants. The argument is defective--I submit--and in a number of ways that is worth looking into. But each "defect" corresponds to a model of change that is independently problematic and that can hardly be built into the common-sense picture of the world. So (...)
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  • How to reason about vague objects.Peter van Inwagen - 1988 - Philosophical Topics 16 (1):255-284.
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  • Identity and vagueness.Richmond H. Thomason - 1982 - Philosophical Studies 42 (3):329 - 332.
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  • Can there be vague objects?Gareth Evans - 1978 - Analysis 38 (4):208.
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  • Can there be vague objects?Gareth Evans - 2004 - In Tim Crane & Katalin Farkas (eds.), Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology. Oxford University Press.
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