, Volume 71, Issue 3, pp 425–429 | Cite as

Mereological Essentialism, Composition, and Stuff: A Reply to Kristie Miller

Critical Discussion


Material Object Temporal Part Definite Description Material Entity Mass Noun 
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For comments on earlier versions, I would like to thank Paul Egré, Kathrin Koslicki, Øystein Linnebo, Kristie Miller, Frédéric Nef, Thomas Sattig, Luc Schneider, Benjamin Spector, Mark Steen, and two anonymous referees. I also wish to express my gratitude to Florence and Henry, at whose cottage this and other works were partly written.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut Jean Nicod, Pavillon Jardin, ENS-EHESS-CNRSParisFrance

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