New Article by Graduate Student Evan Woods

March 8, 2019

New Article by Graduate Student Evan Woods

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OSU philosophy PhD candidate Evan Woods has published a new paper “Many, but One” on the problem of the many, in Synthese.

Congratulations Evan!
 

Here is the abstract:


“Many, but One”

The problem of the many threatens to show that, in general, there are far more ordinary objects than you might have thought. I present and motivate a solution to this problem using many-one identity. According to this solution, the many things that seem to have what it takes to be, say, a cat, are collectively identical to that single cat.