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  • Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement, Volume 62
  • July 2008, pp. 177-196

Nihilism without Self-Contradiction


Last weekend, I made a bookcase. To begin with, I went and bought various pieces of wood and several screws. Then I screwed the pieces of wood together. In doing so, I created something new: my bookcase. And this bookcase is made up of the pieces of wood and the screws. In other words, they're parts of it.

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