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The Largest Proper Parts of a Mereological Whole: A Refutation of Classical Extensional Mereology

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From the journal Metaphysica


In this essay, I define the notion of the largest proper parts of a mereological whole. I then argue that since there are some entities that have such parts, it follows that classical extensional mereology is false.


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Published Online: 2016-3-31
Published in Print: 2016-4-1

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