Could there be exactly two things?

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Abstract

Many philosophers think that, necessarily, any material objects have a fusion (let's call that doctrine "Universalism"). In this paper I point out a couple of strange consequences of Universalism and related doctrines, and suggest that they are strange enough to constitute a powerful argument against those views.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalSynthese
Volume162
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Mereology
  • Ontology
  • Universalism

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Could there be exactly two things? / Comesana, Juan M.

In: Synthese, Vol. 162, No. 1, 05.2008, p. 31-35.

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Comesana, Juan M. / Could there be exactly two things?. In: Synthese. 2008 ; Vol. 162, No. 1. pp. 31-35.
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