mereology


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mereology

(ˌmiːrɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Logic) the formal study of the logical properties of the relation of part and whole
[C20: via French from Greek meros part + -logy]
ˌmereoˈlogical adj
Translations
mereologie
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If the neutrosophic theory [tau] is the Neutrosophic Mereology, or Neutrosophic Gnosisology, or Neutrosophic Epistemology etc.
Mereology of Psychological Phenomena and the Idea That Consciousness Is Something One Does
Mereology and Location, Oxford University Press, 2014, 254 pp.
This is argued in formal logic in the discipline of mereology and in psychiatry by, say, ethnopsychiatry.
Parts, Classes and Parts of Classes: An Anti-Realist Reading of Lewisian Mereology The SAC conference on David Lewis's contributions to formal philosophy September 2007.
22-26) covers issues from the Stoics and late Platonists on issues in mereology (ch.
But these evolutionary origins do not undermine the beliefs of chemists or those doing mereology.
US) now unveils his argument that the problem of universals can be resolved by combining a realism about universals with a mereology that pictures universals as proper parts of things, where the realism and mereological picture in play are those of Scotus.
In what Lesniewski's perspective is concerned, it is of a functional emphasis, a functional mereology, (29) in which case we are witnessing a full integration from part to whole, as in a relationship "one to many", in co-univocal relationship, where we have the properties:
Y asi tomada: "Plato might be said to have a mereology, although he does not set about presenting it as such".
14) Part of is discussed in Mereology which is theory of parts using whole/part relation as a substitute branch of logic http://plato.