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A puzzle concerning boundaries, dependence, and parthood

Smid, Jeroen LU (2015) In Analytic Philosophy 56(2). p.169-176
Abstract
This paper presents three claims concerning boundaries, dependence and parthood. The claims are intuitively plausible, but cannot, at face value, all be true on pain of contradiction. Each of the three claims is shown to be more plausible than its converse and some solutions to the puzzle are presented.
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Ontological Dependence, Parthood, Boundary, Mereology, Mereotopology
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Analytic Philosophy
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56
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2
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169 - 176
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John Wiley & Sons
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2153-960X
DOI
10.1111/phib.12061
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English
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  author       = {Smid, Jeroen},
  issn         = {2153-960X},
  keyword      = {Ontological Dependence,Parthood,Boundary,Mereology,Mereotopology},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {169--176},
  publisher    = {John Wiley & Sons},
  series       = {Analytic Philosophy},
  title        = {A puzzle concerning boundaries, dependence, and parthood},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/phib.12061},
  volume       = {56},
  year         = {2015},
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