Foundations of Chemistry

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 303–309

The atom in a molecule as a mereological construct in chemistry


DOI: 10.1007/s10698-012-9171-z

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Sukumar, N. Found Chem (2013) 15: 303. doi:10.1007/s10698-012-9171-z


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 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryShiv Nadar UniversityDadriIndia

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