Material Beings

Ithaca: Cornell University Press (1990)
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Peter Van Inwagen
University of Notre Dame
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The topic of this book is material objects. Like most interesting concepts, the concept of a material object is one without precise boundaries.
Keywords Ontology  Identity (Philosophical concept
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Reprint years 1991
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Call number BD311.V35 1990
ISBN(s) 0801483069   9780801483066  
DOI 10.2307/2185946
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