Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Ontological dependency: ontological dependency exists between objects, if the one object cannot exist without the other existing, e.g. a house roof cannot exist without a house, but a tank without filling. In the course of time it can be argued that later stages of development depend ontologically on earlier stages. See also qua objects, dependency, mereology.
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Esfeld, Michael Ontological Dependence   Esfeld, Michael
Simons, Peter Ontological Dependence   Simons, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28