Grazer Philosophische Studien 91 (1):191-216 (2015)

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Theodore Sider
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Abstract
The slogan “the whole is nothing over and above the parts” and related vague thoughts animate many theories of parthood and arguably are central to our ordinary conception. I examine some issues connected with this slogan.
Keywords mereology  parthood  composition as identity  quantifier variance
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