The atom in a molecule as a mereological construct in chemistry
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- Sukumar, N. Found Chem (2013) 15: 303. doi:10.1007/s10698-012-9171-z
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In this paper I discuss some consequences and manifestations of a mereology of structured wholes in chemistry, with particular reference to the concept of atoms in molecules.
KeywordsAtoms in moleculesMereologyProcess structural realismQuantum statistics
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