H2O, 'water', and transparent reduction

Erkenntnis 69 (1):109-130 (2008)
Do facts about water have a priori, transparent, reductive explanations in terms of microphysics? Ned Block and Robert Stalnaker hold that they do not. David Chalmers and Frank Jackson hold that they do. In this paper I argue that Chalmers
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