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This research was made possible in part by a grant from the Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research (Z.W.O.) to work in Oxford during the summer of 1984. I have benefited in particular from discussions on this subject with M. Dummett, L. J. Cohen, D. Wiggins; from contributions to the discussion after seminars I gave on the subject at the Universities of Durham and Hull in June 1984; and from correspondence with J. Campbell, G. Forbes and H. Putnam.

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Van Brakel, J. The chemistry of substances and the philosophy of mass terms. Synthese 69, 291–324 (1986). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00413976

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