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Dewar, Neil (2019): Algebraic structuralism. In: Philosophical Studies, Vol. 176, No. 7: pp. 1831-1854
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Abstract

This essay is about how the notion of structure in ontic structuralism might be made precise. More specifically, my aim is to make precise the idea that the structure of the world is (somehow) given by the relations inhering in the world, in such a way that the relations are ontologically prior to their relata. The central claim is the following: one can do so by giving due attention to the relationships that hold between those relations, by making use of certain notions from algebraic logic.