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Definition of the noun Parthood

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  1. [philosophy] The relational quality of being a part.

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Google previewFormal Ontology in Information Systems (2010)

Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference (Fois 2010) by Antony Galton, Riichiro Mizoguchi

Temporary parthood is a relation between two ENDURANTS where one is part of the other at a particular time. For example, an individual endurant of kind OrganicMatter is PART-OF an individual endurant of kind Soil and this relation contains ...

Google previewSpatial and Temporal Reasoning (1998)

by O. Stock

Parthood is a relational concept, wholeness a global property. And in spite of a widespread tendency to present mereology as a theory of parts and wholes, the latter notion (in its ordinary understanding) cannot be explained in terms of the ...

Google previewJohn Duns Scotus on Parts, Wholes, and Hylomorphism (2014)

by Thomas M. Ward

Parthood is a relation, and Scotus thinks that in general (with important exceptions discussed below) changes in relative properties must be explained by changes in absolute (non-relative) properties.3 So for a thing to become a part— to ...

Google previewMereology: A Philosophical Introduction (2017)

by Giorgio Lando

In the following definition PP is the predicate for proper parthood:4 Proper parthood is a defined relation. Any occurrence of the predicate “PP” ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Philosophical Logic (2009)

by Roy T. Cook

See also: Axiom Schema, Constructible Sets, Schema PARAMETER THEOREM see S-M-N Theorem PARAMETRIZATION THEOREM see S-M-N Theorem PART see Parthood PARTHOOD Parthood is the central notion of mereology.

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1T1H4O1O1D2

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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