Analysis 68 (2):128-133 (2008)

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Kris McDaniel
Syracuse University
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I argue that composition as identity is incompatible with the possibility of emergent properties (as characterized in the paper) and so should be rejected.
Keywords composition as identity  emergence  mereology  fundamentality
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DOI 10.1093/analys/68.2.128
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