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8. Modes of Existence / A. Relations / 3. Structural Relations

[relations that build the structure of existences]

4 ideas
Plato's idea of 'structure' tends to be mathematically expressed [Plato, by Koslicki]
That there are existent structures not made of entities is no stranger than the theory of universals [Ladyman/Ross]
Structures have positions, constituent types and number, and some invariable parts [Koslicki]
If structures result from intrinsic natures of properties, the 'relations' between them can drop out [Jacobs]