Title

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

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Synthese

Publication Date

7-1-2012

Volume

187

Issue

2

First Page

661

Last Page

672

Keywords

Identity of indiscernibles; Graphtheory; Structuralism

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.

DOI

10.1007/s11229-010-9867-3

Print ISSN

00397857

E-ISSN

15730964

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Recommended Citation

De Clercq, R. (2012). On some putative graph-theoretic counterexamples to the Principle of the Identity of Indiscernibles. Synthese, 187(2), 661-672. doi: 10.1007/s11229-010-9867-3