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Introduction

  • Bo R. Meinertsen
Chapter
Part of the Philosophical Studies Series book series (PSSP, volume 136)

Abstract

States of affairs are unified complexes that are instantiations of properties or relations by particulars.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bo R. Meinertsen
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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