Following logical realism where it leadsPhilosophical Studies 176 (1): 117-139. 2019.
Mereological Nihilism and Personal OntologyPhilosophical Quarterly 67 (268). 2017.Mereological nihilists hold that composition never occurs, so that nothing is ever a proper part of anything else. Substance dualists generally hold that we are each identical with an immaterial soul. In this paper, I argue that every popular objection to substance dualism has a parallel objection to composition. This thesis has some interesting implications. First, many of those who reject composition, but accept substance dualism, or who reject substance dualism and accept composition, have so…Read more
Wuhan UniversitySchool of PhilosophyAssistant Professor
University of Notre Dame
Department of Philosophy
Wuhan, Hubei, China
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