Metaontology, emergence and theory choice: in defence of Mereological Nihilism.

Caves, Richard Laurence John (2014) Metaontology, emergence and theory choice: in defence of Mereological Nihilism. PhD thesis, University of Leeds.

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Keywords: philosophy metaontology emergence theory choice mereological nihilism concrete objects particulars extended simples distributional properties qualitative quantitative ideological parsimony universalism restricted composition truth correctness reality fundamentality monism pluralism social ontology metaphysics metametaphysics metametametaphysics plural quantification ferrets
Awarding institution: University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Philosophy, Religion and the History of Science
Identification Number/EthosID (e.g. uk.bl.ethos.123456): uk.bl.ethos.643595
Depositing User: Dr Richard L J Caves
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2015 09:32
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 13:48

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