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Metamereology, Toruń 2018, 328 pp.

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dc.contributor.author Pietruszczak, Andrzej
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-08T06:51:39Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-08T06:51:39Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.isbn 978-83-231-3975-1
dc.identifier.other 10.12775/3961-4
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/4903
dc.description.abstract Our aim in this book is not simply to provide an introduction to the topic of mereology but also to undertake a thorough analysis of it. Hence its name: "Metamereology" (in Polish: "Metamereologia"). Mereology arose as a theory of collective sets. It was formulated by the Polish logician Stanisław Leśniewski. Collective sets are certain wholes composed of parts. In general, the concept of a collective set can be defined with the help of the relation "is a part of" and mereology may therefore be considered as a theory of ``the relation of part to the whole'' (from the Greek: meros, "part'').
dc.description.sponsorship Funding for the preparation and publication for this work was provided by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (Poland) as part of the National Programme for the Development of the Humanities 2016--2017 (grant no.\ 0191/NPRH4/H3a/83/2016).
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Nicolaus Copernicus University Scientific Publishing House
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Poland
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/pl/
dc.subject metamereology
dc.subject mereology
dc.subject elementary mereology
dc.subject Leśniewski
dc.subject Tarski
dc.subject unitary theories of individuals and sets
dc.subject mereological sets of distributive classes
dc.subject theory of parthood
dc.subject collective sets
dc.title Metamereology, Toruń 2018, 328 pp.
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/book


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