Quarticles and the Identity of Indiscernibles ∗

In sections 5.3-4 of their paper, French and Rickles raise the question of the logical relations between the indistinguishability postulate (IP) and the various senses in which particles might fail to be individuals. In section 5.3 they refer to the convincing arguments of French and Redhead (1988) and of Butterfield (1993) that IP does not logically entail… CONTINUE READING