The Stage Theory of Groups

Tandf: Australasian Journal of Philosophy 98 (4):661-674 (2020)
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I propose a `stage theory’ of groups: a group is a fusion of group-stages, where a group-stage is a plurality of individuals at a world and a time. The stage theory consists of existence conditions, identity conditions, and parthood conditions for groups.

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Isaac Wilhelm
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