Is Phosphorus Hesperus?

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Abstract

It is argued that philosophers who adopt the perdurance theory of persistence and who subscribe to the principle of Unrestricted Mereological Composition (UMC) are in a position to regard "Phosphorus is Hesperus'' as false.

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  • Philosophy

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  • Unrestricted Mereological Composition, Endurance, Phosphorus, Perdurance, Persistence, Hesperus, Identity
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-102
JournalAxiomathes
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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