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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Finally, Oberst gives an account of the mereology of events by drawing on Kant's resolution of the Second Antinomy.
(36) Such maximalism would include a study of the philosophical subfield called mereology, of course.
Haggard, "Body mereology," in The Body from Inside Out, G.
If the neutrosophic theory [tau] is the Neutrosophic Mereology, or Neutrosophic Gnosisology, or Neutrosophic Epistemology etc., the neutrosophic accesibility relation is defined as above.
Rough Mereology is proposed by Lesniewski [12] as the theory of concept.
Mereology of Psychological Phenomena and the Idea That Consciousness Is Something One Does
(ed.); 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.) The unexamined term the "individual" is what structures the database and significantly excludes temporality.
Amsterdam: Parts and Wholes: Conceptual Part-Whole Relations and Formal Mereology.
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.
Mereology (from the Greek [mu][epsilon][rho][omicron][zeta], "part") is the theory of parthood relations: of the relations of part to whole and the relations, of part to part within a whole [36].