|The Moon and Sixpence: a Defense of Mereological Universalism|
|Van Cleve (James)|
|Source: Sider (Ted), Hawthorne (John) & Zimmerman (Dean), Eds. - Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics|
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→ the object composed of the lace threaded through my left shoe and the lace threaded through my right shoe;
→ the object composed of the Eiffel Tower and the tip of my nose;
→ the object composed of the moon and the six pennies scattered across my desktop.
For any objects a through z, whatever and wherever they may be, there is an object having those objects as its parts.
→ conjunctivism (Roderick Chisholm),
→ unrestricted composition (David Lewis), and
→ mereological universalism (Peter Van Inwagen).
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