Synthese 162 (1):31 - 35 (2008)

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Juan Comesaña
University of Arizona
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Many philosophers think that, necessarily, any material objects have a fusion (let’s call that doctrine “Universalism”). In this paper I point out a couple of strange consequences of Universalism and related doctrines, and suggest that they are strange enough to constitute a powerful argument against those views
Keywords Ontology  Universalism  Mereology
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-007-9170-0
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