Rethinking Wholes and Parts: Reflections on Reductionism, Holism, and Mereology

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In this set of excerpts from an earlier book, I examine some philosophical issues surrounding the whole-part relationship. I present a series of thought experiments and other arguments designed to undermine the view that wholes are "nothing but" their parts.
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