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Wholes, Sums and Unities

Wholes, Sums and Unities( )
Author: Meirav, Ariel
Series title:Philosophical Studies
ISBN:978-1-4020-1660-8
Publication Date:Jan 2003
Publisher:Springer London, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $440.95
Book Description:

In this work, the author formulates a critique of widely accepted mereological assumptions, presents a new conception of wholes as â¬~Unities', and demonstrates the advantages of this new conception in treating a variety of metaphysical puzzles (such as that of Tibbles the cat). More generally he suggests that conceiving wholes as Unities offers us a new way of understanding the world in non-reductive terms.

Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.5 x 23.5 cm
Book Weight:0.651 Kilograms



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