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From: "doug foxvog" <doug@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 16:02:46 -0400
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On Thu, May 9, 2013 14:57, Ravi Sharma wrote:    (01)

> How do we define the situation where the whole and part are part of the
> same entity?
> Such as a whole number?    (02)

We define different types of parthood.  "Proper part" is irreflexive and
"generic part" is reflexive.   There are, of course, many other types of
temporal part, spatial part, subtype, ...    (03)

But i don't understand what "part of a number" would mean.    (04)

-- doug foxvog    (05)

> Regards!
> Ravi    (06)

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