The Structure of the World: Metaphysics and Representation

Oxford University Press (2014)

Steven French
University of Leeds
Steven French articulates and defends the bold claim that there are no objects in the world. He draws on metaphysics and philosophy of science to argue for structural realism--the position that we live in a world of structures--and defends a form of eliminativism about objects that sets laws and symmetry principles at the heart of ontology
Keywords Science Philosophy  Structuralism  Realism  Realism  Science Philosophy  Structuralism  Filosofie  Structuralisme  Realisme (filosofie  Science
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