Dependence and Fundamentality

Studia Philosophica Estonica 7 (2):5 (2014)
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I argue that dependence is neither necessary nor sufficient for relative fundamentality. I then introduce the notion of 'likeness in nature' and provide an account of relative fundamentality in terms of it and the notion of dependence. Finally, I discuss some puzzles that arise in Aristotle's Categories, to which the theory developed is applied

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Justin Zylstra
Last affiliation: University of Vermont

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Fundamentality.Tuomas E. Tahko - 2023 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The logic of relative fundamentality.Fabrice Correia - 2018 - Synthese 198 (Suppl 6):1279-1301.

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