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Metaphysical Nature of Social Groups

Publicado en línea: 23 Nov 2021
Volumen & Edición: Volumen 13 (2021) - Edición 61 (November 2021)
Páginas: 121 - 141
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Abstract

In this paper, we consider the relative significance of concrete and abstract features for the identity and persistence of a group. The theoretical background for our analysis is the position according to which groups are realizations of structures. Our main argument is that the relative significance of the abstract features (structural organization of the group) with respect to the significance of concrete features (the group’s members) can vary across different types of groups. The argumentation will be backed by introducing the examples in which we show that this difference in significance can affect the identity and persistence of the group.

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