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Introduction
The present website consists of several main parts accessible by particular links.
The First Part  which contains the Homepage  is about the ontological constitution of intrinsic things, i.e. it is about the necessary 'constituents'  which are themselves not things  that constitute something into a real, selfcontained thing, especially (it is about) the thing's kernel that determines the very whatisit of the thing, the thing's ESSENCE.
All this belongs to the science of Ontology or the Metaphysics of Being.
In this First Part of the website is was found out that (the) ESSENCE (of a thing or being) can be equated with the dynamical law of the dynamical system that generated that given thing.
ESSENCE is strongly tied up with INDIVIDUALITY, so the latter is investigated, making use of important medieval texts about that subject.
While ESSENCE, and thus the dynamical law, has a more or less implicit way of being, and so constitutes the 'genotypic domain' of the thing, its effects are explicit, and constitute the 'phenotypic domain' of the thing.
One of these effects (of the relevant dynamical law) is (material) STRUCTURE (another is behavior).
And it is STRUCTURE to which the rest of the First Part of the website and the whole of the Second Part is devoted, i.e. to the material structure of things having their cause of their whatisit within them : intrinsic things. The main representatives of such things are crystals and organisms. And because a main aspect of STRUCTURE is SYMMETRY, the mentioned remainder of the First Part and the whole Second Part of the website investigate the symmetry of organisms and the symmetry of crystals, and set out to establish a general Theory of Structure.
The symmetry of Crystals is studied in the Series on Crystallography (Crystal Systems, Crystal Classes, Internal Structure, etc. First and Second Part of Website), while the symmetry of Organisms is studied in the Series concerning the Promorphological System of Basic Forms (The ideal stereometric basic forms of organisms, Second Part of Website).
In order to understand real crystals and their general structural principles, their twodimensional counterparts (imaginary 2dimensional crystals) are studied extensively, revealing much of the mentioned structural principles.
To study SYMMETRY more deeply, an introduction to Group Theory is given. It focusses on symmetry groups, especially those describing the symmetry of plane ornaments, which can be thought of as the mentioned twodimensional crystals. Discussed are Point Groups (realized in 2 and 3dimensional Crystals and in Organisms, generally in 2 and 3dimensional Rosettes), Line Groups (realized as Friezes or Strip Patterns), Plane Groups (realized in Plane Ornaments or 2dimensional Crystals and in layers of 3dimensional Crystals) and Space Groups (realized in 3dimensional Crystals). In addition to isometric symmetry groups, we discuss similarity symmetry groups and conformal symmetry groups, and of all these we discuss antisymmetry and colored symmetry groups that can be derived from them. All this is being applied to the structure of real crystals and organisms. This introduction to Group Theory, its application to the study of symmetry, and its ontological status, are discussed in the Second Part of the Website (Not all of it is yet completed).
While the First and Second Parts of the Website philosophically show a more or less reductionistic attitude, in the Third Part of the Website a holistic world view is investigated. It is investigated whether all things are  in a sense  already there, abeit in a wholly implicit way, and unfold into the 'explicate' domain of concrete existence along certain definite lines.
In the Fourth Part of the website the reader will find a general Ontology (general theory of Being).
While in the First and Second Parts of the website the individual being as such was taken as point of departure (theory of beings), resulting in the study of dynamical systems that generate such beings, and in the ontological evaluation of the dynamical law according to which such a system goes its business, etc. etc., in the Fourth Part of Website we investigate the World as it is divided into several complexity layers. The higher layers are the result of a jumpy increase in complexity and come to lie on top of the previous layer, resulting in a system of layers. Within this system we looked for principles that determine qualitative contents that can be found within the sequence of layers. Such principles are called categories. They determine in a supraindividual way, i.e. their determination is general, involving many individual beings at once, or even all of them (It is thus a theory of Being, not of beings). Within this approach the individual beings are (themselves also) layered, i.e. the mentioned complexity layers cut across all or many of those beings, resulting for example in the fact that an individual human being is himself a layered being, consisting of four complexity layers, while, say, an individual oak tree consists of only three complexity layers. The ontological significance of the layers and the categories is investigated. The resulting ontology fits in pretty well with the ontology of the philosopher Nicolai HARTMANN.
We'll now give a complete overview of the whole website (as far as it is finished). All the entries presented are given as LINKS in the left frame associated with the relevant Part of Website, and also in the TABLE OF CONTENTS of the first page of each Part of Website.
Complete Table of Contents of the Whole Website
First Part of Website
NonClassical Series of documents
 The Philosophy of Being (Homepage)
 General Considerations
 Introduction and Overview
 Status Quaestionis (Formulation and Definition of the Problem)
 The Uniform Thing (Discussion of intrinsic Beings  Totalities  versus extrinsic Beings)
 Realistic View of Knowledge
 Substance and Accident
 Revised Ontology of Determinations I.
 Revised Ontology of Determinations II.
 Revised Ontology of Determinations III.
 Reductionism versus Holism
 The Universal
 Metaphysics and Dynamical Systems
 Cellular Automata
 Random Boolean Networks
 Lsystems
 The Mixtum and its Elements
 Principle of Individuation
 The Chemical Bond
 Crystals and Metaphysics
 Nonliving Dissipative Systems
 Organisms I
 Organisms II
 Organisms III
 Organisms IV
 Digital Computer I
 Digital Computer II
 Metaphysics of Artificial Life
 A supplementary approach : Mereotopology of Reality
 Metaphysics and Quantum Mechanics
Classical Series of documents
 Introduction to the Classical Theory of Being
 Criteria for to be a Substance
 What is an Individuum? I
 What is an Individuum? II
 What is an Individuum? III
 What is a Totality?
 Essence in the Thomistic View
 Essence and Universal in the Thomistic View
 The Analogy of Being
 Mediumindependency
 In what way do the Elements exist in the Mixtum?
Critical Series of documents
 Introduction to the Critical Series
 The SubstanceAccident Metaphysics and the Totally Dynamic World
 The SubstanceAccident Metaphysics and the Theory of Knowledge
 The SpeciesIndividuum Structure
 The MindBody Problem
 Historical Individuum, HereandNow Individuum
 The Nominalistic Critique
 The Distinction between Substance, Essence, Genuine Property and State
 Structural Levels
Special Series of documents
 The Structure of Crystals Revisited
 The Morphology of Crystals
 Derivation of Crystal Classes I
 Derivation of Crystal Classes II
 Derivation of Crystal Classes III
 Derivation of Crystal Classes IV
 Derivation of Crystal Classes V
 Derivation of Crystal Classes VI
 Isometric Crystal System
 Tetragonal Crystal System I, Class 4/m 2/m 2/m
 Tetragonal Crystal System II, Class 4mm
 Tetragonal Crystal System III, Class 4*2m
 Tetragonal Crystal System IV, Class 4/m
 Tetragonal Crystal System V, Class 4
 Tetragonal Crystal System VI, Class 422
 Tetragonal Crystal System VII, Class 4*
 Hexagonal Crystal System I, Class 6/m 2/m 2/m
 Hexagonal Crystal System II, Class 6mm
 Hexagonal Crystal System III, Class 6/m
 Hexagonal Crystal System IV, Class 6
 Hexagonal Crystal System V, Class 622
 Hexagonal Crystal System VI, Class 3* 2/m
 Hexagonal Crystal System VII, Class 3*
 Hexagonal Crystal System VIII, Class 6* m2
 Hexagonal Crystal System IX, Class 3m
 Hexagonal Crystal System X, Class 6*
 Hexagonal Crystal System XI, Class 3
 Hexagonal Crystal System XII, Class 32
 Orthorhombic Crystal System I , Class 2/m 2/m 2/m
 Orthorhombic Crystal System II, Class mm2
 Orthorhombic Crystal System III , Class 222
 Monoclinic Crystal System I , Class 2/m
 Monoclinic Crystal System II , Class 2
 Monoclinic Crystal System III , Class m
 Triclinic Crystal System I , Class 1*
 Triclinic Crystal System II , Class 1
 Internal Structure of Crystals I, The five fundamental 2D Lattice Types
 Internal Structure of Crystals II, 2D Periodic Patterns, P2, P1, P4mm, P4gm, P4
 Internal Structure of Crystals III, 2D Periodic Patterns, P2mm, P2mg, P2gg
 Internal Structure of Crystals IV, 2D Periodic Patterns, C2mm, Pm, Pg, Cm
 Internal Structure of Crystals V, 2D Periodic Patterns, P6mm, P6, P3m1
 Internal Structure of Crystals VI, 2D Periodic Patterns, P31m, P3
 Internal Structure of Crystals VII, Summary of the 17 2D Periodic Patterns
 Internal Structure of Crystals VIII, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P2
 Internal Structure of Crystals IX, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P1, Pm
 Internal Structure of Crystals X, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in Pg, Pm, Cm
 Internal Structure of Crystals XI, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P2mm, P2gg
 Internal Structure of Crystals XII, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P2mg, C2mm
 Internal Structure of Crystals XIII, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P4, P4mm
 Internal Structure of Crystals XIV, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P4gm
 Internal Structure of Crystals XV, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P3
 Internal Structure of Crystals XVI, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P3 (sequel)
 Internal Structure of Crystals XVII, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P3m1
 Internal Structure of Crystals XVIII, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P31m
 Internal Structure of Crystals XIX, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P6
 Internal Structure of Crystals XX, 2D Crystals : Development of faces in P6mm
 Continuation of this Series (Special Series) ( LINK to Second Part of Website)
 Holistic World View, a Holistic Philosophy as an alternative world view (LINK to Third Part of Website).
Second Part of Website
Continuation of the Special Series of documents
 Philosophy of Being (LINK to First Part of Website [Homepage] )
 Retrospect and Continuation
(Prelude to the) Symmetry of threedimensional Crystals : Group Theory (Second Part of Website)
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part I, Matrices
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part II, Group Theory, C_{12}, D_{2}, Automorphism
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part III, Group Theory, C_{6}, D_{3}, D_{6}, inner Automorphism
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part IV, Group Theory, C_{6}, C_{3}, C_{4}, C_{2}, C_{1}, C_{7}, Automorphism
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part V, Group Theory, C_{12}, Cosets, Homomorphism
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part VI, Group Theory, C_{12}, Cosets, Homomorphism (Sequel)
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part VII, Group Theory, C_{infinite}, D_{3}, Homomorphism, D_{6}, C_{2}, D_{2}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part VIII, Group Theory, D_{6}, Homomorphy Theory, D_{4}, D_{5}, D_{infinite}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part IX, Group Theory, C_{4}xC_{3}, C_{6}xC_{2}, C_{2}xC_{2} = D_{2}, D_{3}xC_{2}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part X, Group Theory, C_{4}xC_{2} = C_{4i}, C_{2}xC_{2}xC_{2} = D_{2}xC_{2}, Automorphisms
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XI, Group Theory, C_{infinite}xC_{infinite} , C_{infinite}xC_{2} , D_{infinite} , C_{infinite} , even/odd Permutations
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XII, Group Theory, Relevance of Group Theory, Classification of Simple Groups, Symmetry Groups, Indirect Product D_{4} = C_{2}semiC_{4}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XIII, Group Theory, Sequel to Symmetry Groups : A_{4}, S_{4} = O, S_{4}xC_{2} = O_{i}, A_{5}, A_{5}xC_{2}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XIV, Group Theory, Cosets, D_{6}, Q_{6}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XV, Group Theory, Conjugation, Normal Subgroups, D_{4}, A_{4}, Center, Centralizer
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XVI, Group Theory, Homomorphism, Quotient Groups, Normal Subgroups, D_{3}, D_{4}, A_{4}, C_{infinite} , C_{5}, C_{4}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XVII, Group Theory, Automorphism, D_{4}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XVIII, Group Theory, Automorphism, D_{3}, C_{12}, C_{6}xC_{2}, Q_{4}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XIX, Group Theory, Automorphism, Q_{4}, Q_{6}, S_{4}
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XX, Group Theory, Periodic 2D patterns, P4mm
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XXI, Group Theory, Periodic 2D patterns, P1, P2, P3, P4
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XXII, Group Theory, Periodic 2D patterns, P6, Pm, Pg, P2mm, P2gg, P2mg
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XXIII, Group Theory, Periodic 2D patterns, Cm, C2mm, P4gm, P6mm
 The Total Symmetry of 3dimensional Crystals Part XXIV, Group Theory, Periodic 2D patterns, P31m, P3m1
 Sequel to Group Theory, Twodimensional Patterns. LINK to the continuation of Group Theory. When we follow up this LINK we get the following :
Continuation of the Special Series of documents (Second Part of Website)
Sequel to Group Theory : Symmetry of Twodimensional Patterns (Second Part of Website)
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part I, Introduction
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part II, Antisymmetry Groups, Color Symmetry Groups
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part III, Friezes, p11, p1g, pm1, p12
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part IV, Friezes (continued), pmg, p1m, pmm
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part V, Ontology of Symmetry Groups, Antisymmetry in Friezes, p11/p11, p12/p12, p12/p11, p1m/p1m, p1m/p11, p1m/p1g, pm1/pm1, pm1/p11, pmg/pm1
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part VI, Antisymmetry in Friezes, pmg/p1g, pmg/p12, pmm/pmm, pmm/pm1, pmm/pmg
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part VII, Motifs s.str. in Ornaments, Introduction, Difference between P31m and P3m1
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part VIII, Motifs s.str. in Ornaments (sequel), P1, P2, Pm, Pg, P2mm, P2mg, P2gg
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part IX, Motifs s.str. in Ornaments (sequel), Cm, C2mm, P4, P4mm, P4gm
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part X, Motifs s.str. in Ornaments (sequel), P3, P31m, P3m1, P6, P6mm
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part XI, Antisymmetry in Ornaments, P1, P2
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part XII, Antisymmetry in Ornaments, Pm
 Subpatterns and Subgroups in 2dimensional space, Part XIII, Antisymmetry in Ornaments, Pm,
 . . . . Series will be continued, and finally concluded with the symmetry theory of threedimensional crystals . . .
 Back to 3dimensional Crystals (conclusion), Organic Tectology and Promorphology. When following up this LINK we get the following (Still on Second Part of website) :
Continuation of the Special Series of documents
 Philosophy of Being (LINK to First Part of Website [Homepage] )
 Retrospect and Continuation
One should now directly scroll the left frame past
SEQUEL TO GROUP THEORY, twodimensional patterns,
up to
Actual Structure and Growth of Threedimensional Crystals
 The Chemical Lattice Types of Threedimensional Crystals (not yet completed)
 The Shapes of Threedimensional Crystals (not yet completed)
 The Thermodynamics of Crystal Growth (not yet completed)
 Twin Crystals (not yet completed)
Tectology Series (General Theory of the structure of Organisms)
 Introduction to Tectology
 Tectology : Morphological Individuality. Cells, Organs, Antimers
 Tectology : Morphological Individuality. Metamers
 Tectology : Morphological Individuality. Persons, Colonies
 Tectology : Physiological Individuality. Cells, Organs, Antimers
 Tectology : Physiological Individuality. Metamers, Persons, Colonies
Basic Forms
Promorphological System ( System of the Ideal Stereometric Basic Forms of Organisms [and extended to Crystals as well ] )
 Introduction to Promorphology
 Anaxonia, Homaxonia, Polyaxonia
 Protaxonia, Monaxonia
 Stauraxonia homopola
 Homopola sigmostaura
 Stauraxonia heteropola : Homostaura isopola
 Homostaura anisopola, Heterostaura
 Autopola oxystaura, Autopola orthostaura
 Allopola
 Allopola amphipleura
 Heteropola gyrostaura
 Protaxonia spiraxonia
 Spiraxonia allogonia
 Spiraxonia isogonia. Concluding Remarks on Promorphology
Basic Forms of the Six Individuality Orders
 Basic Forms of Cells I
 Basic Forms of Cells II
 Basic Forms of Organs
 Basic Forms of Antimers
 Basic Forms of Metamers
 Basic Forms of Persons
 Basic Forms of Colonies
Basic Forms of Crystals
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation I, P4gm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation II, P4gm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation III, P1, P2, Pm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation IV, Pg
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation V, Cm, P2gg, P2mm, P2mg, C2mm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation VI, P4gm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation VII, P4mm, P4, P3
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation VIII, P3m1
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation IX, P3m1
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation X, P3m1
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XI, P31m
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XII, P31m
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XIII, P31m
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XIV, P31m
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XV, P31m and P3m1
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XVI, P6, P6mm
 Promorphology of Crystals. Preparation XVII, P6mm
 Elimination of glide translations I
 Elimination of glide translations II
 Preparation to a Promorphology of 3D Crystals. Part I
 Preparation to a Promorphology of 3D Crystals. Part II
 Preparation to a Promorphology of 3D Crystals. Part III
 Preparation to a Promorphology of 3D Crystals. Part IV
 Preparation to a Promorphology of 3D Crystals. Part V
 Promorphology of Crystals I
 Promorphology of Crystals II
 Promorphology of Crystals III

Theses on Basic Forms
 Promorphological Theses and Tables
Third Part of Website
a HOLISTIC Philosophy as an Alternative World View ( LINK to Third Part of Website )
When one follows up this LINK, one gets :
Holistic Series of documents
Back to Philosophy of Being ( LINK to First Part of Website [Homepage] )
Back to Second Part of Website ( LINK to Second Part of Website)
 Retrospect and Continuation of the Philosophy Site of Jaap Bax (Introduction to the Theory of the Implicate Order)
 Model of enfolding and unfolding : The InkinGlycerine Model
Crystals and the Implicate Order
 Part I : Introduction, The Group P4, General Theory of Holistic Crystallization
 Part II : The Groups P2, P1, Pm, Cm
 Part III : The Groups Pg, P2mm
 Part IV : The Group P2gg
 Part V : The Group P2mg
 Part VI : The Group C2mm
 Part VII : The Group P4mm
 Part VIII : The Group P4gm
 Part IX : The Group P4gm (sequel)
 Part X : The Group P4gm (sequel and conclusion)
 Part XI : The Group P3
 Part XII : The Group P3m1
 Part XIII : The Group P3m1 (sequel and conclusion)
 Part XIV : The Group P31m
 Part XV : The Group P31m (sequel and conclusion)
 Part XVI : The Group P6
 Part XVII : The Group P6mm
 Part XVIII : The Group P6mm (sequel and conclusion)
 Part XIX : Summary of the 17 Plane Groups
Further Development of the Theory of the Implicate Order
 Hidden Variables and the Subquantum Level (not yet completed)
What will eventually follow is an extensive comparison of the Theory of the Implicate Order with the neoplatonic metaphysics of PLOTINUS (third century), and maybe with the ontological theory of Nicolai HARTMANN.
Fourth Part of Website
General Ontology. ( LINK to Fourth Part of Website (General Ontology, a Theory of Metaphysical Layers) can be found in the left frame after LINK to Holistic philosophy)
When one follows up this LINK, one gets :
 General Ontology, a theory of ontological layers ( The Determined and the Determining), Contents.
 General Ontology (Cosmos and Nomos). Theory of Ontological Layers and Complexity Layers, Part I.
All this c o n c l u d e s our website (Four Parts) on the theory of Being and Essence, and the Structures of intrinsic things, structures caused by the dynamical law (plus initial conditions) of the dynamical system that has generated the given thing.
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