Ideas from 'Isolation and Nonarbitrary Division' by Kathrin Koslicki [1997], by Theme Structure
[found in 'Synthese' (ed/tr ) [ ,]].
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6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 4. Using Numbers / a. Units
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Objects do not naturally form countable units

6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 4. Using Numbers / c. Counting procedure
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There is no deep reason why we count carrots but not asparagus

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We can still count squares, even if they overlap

6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 4. Using Numbers / d. Counting via concepts
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We struggle to count branches and waves because our concepts lack clear boundaries

7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 8. Stuff / a. Pure stuff
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We talk of snow as what stays the same, when it is a heap or drift or expanse
