Mereology

Known as: Part (mathematics), Proper part, Part 
In philosophy and mathematical logic, mereology (from the Greek μέρος, root: μερε(σ)-, "part" and the suffix -logy "study, discussion, science") is… (More)
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2013
2013
When does mereological composition occur? For instance, if a paper plate is positioned on a table between a plastic knife and a… (More)
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2013
2013
The signature of the formal language of mereology contains only one binary predicate P which stands for the relation “being a… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
The interpretation of Lewis‘s doctrine of natural properties is difficult and controversial, especially when it comes to the… (More)
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2009
2009
Classical mereology is a formal theory of the part-whole relation, essentially involving a notion of mereological fusion, or sum… (More)
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2008
2008
This work aims at presenting to a wider audience fundamental notions and ideas of rough mereology. We discuss various methods for… (More)
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2008
2008
If the property being a methane molecule is a universal, then it is a structural universal: objects instantiate being a methane… (More)
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2002
2002
Part One of this paper is a case against classical mereology and for Heyting mereology. This case proceeds by first undermining… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We are concerned with formal models of reasoning under uncertainty. Many approaches to this problem are known in the literature e… (More)
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1995
1995
Although the notions of part and whole seem to be complementary, as is especially suggested by the notion of part-whole relations… (More)
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1994
1994
Abs t rac t . We show how to organize a collection of intelligent cooperating agents into a rough mereological controller for the… (More)
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