David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 7 (1):36-48 (2011)
In a recent paper, Sun Demirli (2010) proposes an allegedly new way of conceiving of individuation in the context of the bundle theory of object constitution. He suggests that allowing for distance relations to individuate objects solves the problems with worlds containing indiscernible objects that would otherwise affect the theory. The aim of the present paper is i) To show that Demirli’s proposal falls short of achieving this goal and ii) To carry out a more general critical assessment of the issue by appraising the costs and benefits of Demirli’s view as well as of existing alternatives.
|Keywords||Individuation Indiscernibility Bundle Theory|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Matteo Morganti (2012). Sellarsian Particulars. Acta Analytica 27 (3):293-306.
Similar books and articles
Sun Demirli (2010). Indiscernibility and Bundles in a Structure. Philosophical Studies 7 (1):1-18.
Sun Demirli (2008). Bundles, Indiscernibility and Triplication Problem. Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 17:33-40.
Décio Krause & Antonio M. N. Coelho (2005). Identity, Indiscernibility, and Philosophical Claims. Axiomathes 15 (2):191-210.
Décio Krause & Antonio Mariano Nogueira Coelho (2005). Identity, Indiscernibility, and Philosophical Claims. Axiomathes 15 (2):191-210.
Douglas Ehring (2001). Temporal Parts and Bundle Theory. Philosophical Studies 104 (2):163 - 168.
Michael Losonsky (1987). Individuation and the Bundle Theory. Philosophical Studies 52 (2):191 - 198.
Christopher M. Brown (2001). Aquinas on the Individuation of Non-Living Substances. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 75:237-254.
Andrei A. Buckareff (2011). Action-Individuation and Doxastic Agency. Theoria 77 (4):312-332.
Casey Perin (2005). Academic Arguments for the Indiscernibility Thesis. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 86 (4):493-517.
L. A. Paul (forthcoming). Mereological Bundle Theory. In Hans Burkhardt, Johanna Seibt & Guido Imaguire (eds.), Handbook of Mereology. Philosophia Verlag.
Thomas Pradeu (2010). What is an Organism? An Immunological Answer. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 32:247--267.
E. J. Lowe (2007). Sortals and the Individuation of Objects. Mind and Language 22 (5):514–533.
Matteo Morganti (2009). Are the Bundle Theory and the Substratum Theory Really Twin Brothers? Axiomathes 19 (1):73--85.
Added to index2011-03-10
Total downloads212 ( #2,515 of 1,102,965 )
Recent downloads (6 months)65 ( #907 of 1,102,965 )
How can I increase my downloads?