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Title: Deleuze and mereology : multiplicity, structure and composition
Author: Chatzantonis, Ioannis
ISNI:       0000 0004 2741 0325
Awarding Body: University of Dundee
Current Institution: University of Dundee
Date of Award: 2010
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This investigation constitutes an attempt towards(1) understanding issues and problems relating to the notions of one, many, part and whole in Parmenides and Plato; (2) extracting conditions for a successful account of multiplicity and parthood;(3) surveying Deleuzian conceptions and uses of these notions; (4) appraising the extent to which Deleuze’s metaphysics can answer some of these ancient problems concerning the status of multiplicity and the nature of mereological composition, that is, of the relations that pertain between parts and the wholes that they compose.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Deleuze ; Badiou ; Parmenides ; Plato ; Epicurus ; Lucretius ; Husserl ; Mereology ; Philosophy ; Multiplicity ; Structure ; Composition ; Atomism ; Spatium ; Differentiation