|Process/Flux, philosophy: is a process of change that is restricted by natural law or by human planning or technical devices. It is the antonym to object. See also flux, change, movement, condition, process ontology, events, programs, mereology._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Similarity/identity/Nozick: maximum similarity requirement leads to atoms -> Atoms/Epicurus, >Atoms/Democritus, >Atoms/Quine. - Problem: too much extension leads to overlap._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981
The Nature of Rationality 1994