Philosophical Studies 151 (2):177-197 (2010)

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Cody Gilmore
University of California, Davis
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I defend coincidentalism (the view that some pluralities have more than one mereological fusion) and restricted composition (the view that some pluralities lack mereological fusions) against recent arguments due to Theodore Sider.
Keywords Sider  Intrinsic  Intrinsicality  Parts  Parthood  Composition  Universalism  Objects  Coinciding objects  Mereology  Metaphysics  Ontology  Material objects
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-009-9424-4
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