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Algebraic structuralism

Dewar, Neil (2018) Algebraic structuralism. [Preprint]

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Abstract

This essay is about how the notion of “structure” in ontic structuralism might be made precise. More specifically, my aim is to make precise the idea that the structure of the world is (somehow) given by the relations inhering in the world, in such a way that the relations are ontologically prior to their relata. The central claim is the following: one can do so by giving due attention to the relationships that hold between those relations, by making use of certain notions from algebraic logic.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Dewar, Neilneil.dewar@lrz.uni-muenchen.de0000-0001-6623-4529
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics > Logic
General Issues > Scientific Metaphysics
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Depositing User: Neil Dewar
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2018 19:02
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2018 19:02
Item ID: 14553
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Mathematics > Logic
General Issues > Scientific Metaphysics
General Issues > Structure of Theories
Date: 20 March 2018
URI: https://philsci-archive-dev.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/14553

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