Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Mass terms: mass terms are expressions relating to substances in which the same expression may also be applied to parts of the substance, e.g. water, gold, air. A part of a piece of iron is again iron. In contrast, a part of a human being is not a human being.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Gärdenfors, Peter Mass Terms   Gärdenfors, Peter
Quine, Willard Van Orman Mass Terms   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Simons, Peter Mass Terms   Simons, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-22