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Totality, philosophy: an entity that can be described by specifying the characteristics, properties, rules, possible states, the possible actions, possible changes etc.. Impossible are statements about Totalities if it is required that the standpoint for these statements would have to be localized both inside and outside of this totality. See also paradoxes, wholes, set theory, universal class, universal set, mereological sum, systems, exterior/interior.
 
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Dewey, John
 
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Totality Suhr I 38
Definition Totality/Dewey: totality is not summation but uniformity and consistency. There is a preservation of balance in the multiplicity of different actions.

Dew II
J. Dewey
Essays in Experimental Logic Minneola 2004

Dew I
Martin Suhr
John Dewey zur Einf├╝hrung Hamburg 2016


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