Single Idea 10566

[catalogued under 9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 8. Parts of Objects / c. Wholes from parts]

Full Idea

In the face of the conflict between mereology and set theory, Lewis has advocated giving up the existence of singletons rather than sums.

Gist of Idea

Lewis prefers giving up singletons to giving up sums


report of David Lewis (Parts of Classes [1991]) by Kit Fine - Replies on 'Limits of Abstraction' 1

Book Reference

-: 'Philosophical Studies' [-], p.372