Foundations of Chemistry

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 303-309

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The atom in a molecule as a mereological construct in chemistry

  • N. SukumarAffiliated withDepartment of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University Email author 

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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.


Atoms in molecules Mereology Process structural realism Quantum statistics