Trenton Merricks

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Trenton Merricks (/ˈmɛriks/) is a philosopher[1] at the University of Virginia. His main fields are metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of religion.[2] He is perhaps most famous for his account of nihilism (or what is called partial mereological nihilism). His book, Objects and Persons, is widely recognized among philosophers as being one of the most original contributions of the philosophy of mereological nihilism .[citation needed]


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  1. ^ Bennett, Karen; Zimmerman, Dean W. (2011-04-08). Oxford Studies in Metaphysics. Oxford University Press. pp. 57–. ISBN 978-0-19-960303-9. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
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