O formach rozciągłosci

Bartłomiej Skowron

Abstract

In this article we present an idea that the extension as the ontological characteristics of an object should be examined by the topological concepts. We investigate the following formal moments of the extension in the context of topological notions: being in a space, being everywhere in between, being impenetrable, being dense, having a positive dimension. We claim that there are many types of extension. These types depend on the selection of the appropriate topological properties from the group of the following properties: connectedness, density, dimensionality, metrizability etc. We also give an example in which the res extensa has the type of bounded extension and the type of res cogitans is unbounded but unexpectedly these types are identical in terms of topology. That is they are homeomorphic. We argue that the property of being extended is not the property which differentiates things and thoughts.
Author Bartłomiej Skowron (FASS / DP)
Bartłomiej Skowron,,
- Department of Philosophy
Pages351-360
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Leszczyński D., Rosiak M. (eds.): Świadomość, świat, wartości. Prace ofiarowane Profesorowi Andrzejowi Półtawskiemu w 90. rocznicę urodzin, 2013, Wrocław, Oficyna Wydawnicza PFF, ISBN 8364208004, [9788364208003], 392 p.
Keywords in Polishrozciągłość, topologia, ontologia, wymiar ontologiczny, rodzaje rozciągłości, res extensa, res cogitans
Keywords in Englishextension, topology, ontology, ontological dimension, res extensa, res cogitans
Languagepl polski
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