The Action of the Whole

Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 87 (1):67-87 (2013)
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I discuss an argument for the monistic idea that the cosmos is the one and only fundamental thing, drawing on the idea that the cosmos is the one and only thing that evolves by the fundamental laws

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