Is Coronavirus an object? Metametaphysics meets medical sciences

@inproceedings{Arroyo2020IsCA,
  title={Is Coronavirus an object? Metametaphysics meets medical sciences},
  author={Raoni Wohnrath Arroyo},
  year={2020}
}
In ontological terms, what can we learn from the current state of the art in Epidemiology? Applying the Quinean criterion of ontological commitment, we can learn that there are several fundamental entities for the theory to work. One is a virus type entity, in which the (in)famous Coronavirus is a particular case. In metaphysical terms, this entity can, in principle, be understood in several ways. One of those ways, apparently, and perhaps intuitively, is the notion of object. Applying the… 

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