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One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts, including the Singular Object which is Nothingness

@inproceedings{Priest2014OneBA,
  title={One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts, including the Singular Object which is Nothingness},
  author={Graham Priest},
  year={2014}
}
One – as may be surmised from its title – is about what it is to be one. This might mean many things, but the oneness in question is metaphysical (rather than, say, political). The topic might sound like a rather arcane metaphysical issue, but it is not. The notion of being one thing is, perhaps, our most fundamental notion. One cannot say anything, think anything, cognise anything, without presupposing it. Unsurprisingly, then, its behaviour infuses the things that presuppose it. The… Expand
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