The Stage Theory of Groups

Tandf: Australasian Journal of Philosophy 98 (4):661-674 (2020)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

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.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,991

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Pluralities, counterparts, and groups.Isaac Wilhelm - 2022 - Philosophical Studies 179 (7):2133-2153.
How groups persist.August Faller - 2019 - Synthese 198 (8):1-15.
On definability of normal subgroups of a superstable group.Akito Tsuboi - 1992 - Mathematical Logic Quarterly 38 (1):101-106.
Power by Association.Travis LaCroix & Cailin O'Connor - 2021 - Ergo: An Open Access Journal of Philosophy 8.
Counting Stages.Emanuel Viebahn - 2013 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 91 (2):311-324.
Personal persistence.H. E. Baber - forthcoming - Theoria.
On Stages, Worms, and Relativity.Yuri Balashov - 2002 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 50:223-.

Analytics

Added to PP
2020-03-03

Downloads
93 (#188,815)

6 months
18 (#152,803)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Isaac Wilhelm
National University of Singapore

Citations of this work

Pluralities, counterparts, and groups.Isaac Wilhelm - 2022 - Philosophical Studies 179 (7):2133-2153.
Temporal Parts.Katherine Hawley - 2004/2010 - Stanford Encylopedia of Philosophy.
Money as an Institution and Money as an Object.Francesco Guala - 2020 - Journal of Social Ontology 6 (2):265-279.
States’ culpability through time.Stephanie Collins - 2024 - Philosophical Studies 181 (5):1345-1368.
Worlds are Pluralities.Isaac Wilhelm - 2024 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 102 (1):221-231.

View all 6 citations / Add more citations

References found in this work

Writing the Book of the World.Theodore Sider - 2011 - Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
Four Dimensionalism.Theodore Sider - 1997 - Philosophical Review 106 (2):197-231.

View all 9 references / Add more references