Metaphysica 8 (2):211-220 (2007)
|Abstract||After a short sketch of Loweâs account of his four basic categories, I discuss his theory of formal ontological relations and how Lowe wants to account for dispositional predications. I argue that on the ontic level Lowe is a pan-categoricalist, while he is a language dualist and an exemplification dualist with regard to the dispositional/categorical distinction. I argue that Lowe does not present an adequate account of disposition. From an Aristotelian point of view, Lowe conflates dispositional predication with hï¿½s epi to poly statements about what is normally or mostly the case|
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