Composition as a secondary quality

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 89 (3):359-383 (2008)
Abstract: The 'special composition question' is this: given objects O1, . . . , On, under what conditions is there an object O, such that O1, . . . , On compose O? This paper explores a heterodox answer to this question, one that casts composition as a secondary quality. According to the approach I want to consider, there is an O that O1, . . . , On compose (roughly) just in case a normal intuiter would, under normal conditions, intuit that there is.
Keywords special composition question  response-dependence  mereology  mereological universalism
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0114.2008.00326.x
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