It simply does not add up: Trouble with overall similarity

Journal of Philosophy 107 (9):469-490 (2010)
Comparative overall similarity lies at the basis of a lot of recent metaphysics and epistemology. It is a poor foundation. Overall similarity is supposed to be an aggregate of similarities and differences in various respects. But there is no good way of combining them all.
Keywords Metaphysics  Epistemology  Conditionals  Counterparts  Social Choice  Arrow's theorem
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