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Single Idea 17436

[catalogued under 7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 8. Stuff / a. Pure stuff]

Full Idea

Talk of snow concerns what stays the same when some snow changes, as it might be, from a heap of snow to a drift, to an expanse.

Gist of Idea

We talk of snow as what stays the same, when it is a heap or drift or expanse


Kathrin Koslicki (Isolation and Non-arbitrary Division [1997], 2.2)

Book Reference

-: 'Synthese' [-], p.417

A Reaction

The whiteness also stays the same, but isn't stuff.