David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Axiomathes 19 (2):179-191 (2009)
The discussion of the relation of levels of reality to categories is important because categories have often been interpreted as constituting levels of reality. This article explores whether this view is correct, and argues it is not. Categories as such should not be understood to constitute levels of reality, although particular categories may. The article begins with a discussion of levels of reality and then turns to specific questions about categories and how they are related to these levels.
|Keywords||Category Levels of reality Mental Physical Possible Actual Potential Imaginary Apparent Realism Universals Knowledge Metaphysics Existence Reality of categories Neutralism|
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