Ontologia e metafisica. Achille C. Varzi. Columbia University, New York. [ Pubblicato in Storia della Filosofia Analitica, a cura di Franca D’Agostini e Nicla. A critical survey of topics that play a central role in contemporary analytic ontology and metaphysics, including, identity, persistence through time, the problem of. Ontologia has 8 ratings and 0 reviews. È possibile, e come è possibile, fare un inventario di tutto ciò che esiste?Che cosa esiste? A questa domanda, u.

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Theory and Problems of Logic more. Cesare Achillf – – In P. On the other hand, a number of deep philosophical questions arise as soon as we take events into consideration. The first variant is just a version of the epistemic Wager, oontologia across the board.

And what is involved in the as-if stance that this metaphor introduces so beautifully? Supervaluationism and Paraconsistency more. Here I focus on three main variants—which I label after the names of Pascal, Berkeley, and Hume—and consider their relative strengths and weaknesses.

PersistenceTemporal partsand Perdurantism.

They are just aspects of the whole to which they belong, ways in which the whole aachille be broken down, and talk of such parts is really just talk about the modal properties of the whole. Small or undersize problems can be interesting entry points for deep metaphysical enquiries. Sfondo e figura more.

On Being Ultimately Composed of Atoms more. Travaux de Logique, 14— The game depends on two obvious constraints, namely 1 that the initial segment uniquely identify the sequence, and 2 that the sequence be non-random.


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Is mathematics somehow true of our world, or is it merely a useful fiction? Temporal Parts [The Monist] more.

We examine the ontology of holes, their geometry, their part-whole relations, their identity and their causal role, the ways we perceive them. Varzi has ontooogia notable contributions to the fields of philosophical logic mainly vagueness, supervaluationism, paraconsistency, formal semantics and metaphysics mainly mereology and mereotopology, causation, events, and issues relating to ontolotia a Achille C. The aim of this issue is to take a closer look at this claim by considering some philosophical questions that underlie the practice of mathematics, as opposed to its abstract conceptions.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Ontoolgia 3 surveys the state of the art in a number of areas, both in material ontology e. A comprehensive introductory essay pp. This volume collects the papers presented at the third international conference devoted to current acille in this area, including invited papers by P. Could that very same vase be made out of another lump of clay, or have another shape? Revista de Pesquisa em Filosofia Publication Date: How many championships have the Lakers won?

Ai limiti del possibile more. VaguenessPhilosophy of Geographyand Supervaluationism.

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The subject has received extensive consideration in the philosophical debate over the last few decades, with Yet initially these things appear to be all of a This short dialogue is meant as a humble tribute to his work in this area. I argue that the conjunction of perdurantism the view that objects are temporally extended and universalism the thesis that any old class of things has a mereological fusion gives rise to undesired complications when combined with It is shown that both theories are acceptable from the standpoint achil,e constructive reasoning while remaining faithful to the spirit of classical mereology.


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History of Western Philosophy. An overview of the way I picture the amorphous ontologiq we live in, built around my comments and responses to nine festschrift essays by A. Then I show that the assumption that worlds be pairwise discrete is all that is needed to reconstruct the bulk of counterpart theory i.

Since its first appearance inthe notion of a supervaluation has been regarded by many as a powerful tool for dealing with semantic gaps. Pntologia ought to have nothing to do with questions concerning what there is, or whether there is anything at all.

If something enjoys a natural boundary, its identity and survival conditions do not depend on us; it is a bona fide, mind-independent entity of its own.