On some putative graph-theoretic counterexamples to the Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles

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Abstract

Recently, several authors have claimed to have found graph-theoretic counterexamples to the Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles (PII). In this paper, I argue that their counterexamples presuppose a certain view of what unlabeled graphs are, and that this view is optional at best.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)661-672
Number of pages12
JournalSynthese
Volume187
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2012

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On some putative graph-theoretic counterexamples to the Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles. / DE CLERCQ, Rafael.

In: Synthese, Vol. 187, No. 2, 01.07.2012, p. 661-672.

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