Philosophical Studies 105 (1):1-23 (2001)
|Abstract||The idea that the world is human construction is fairly familiar and generally disparaged. One version of this claim is partially defendedhere. This subjectivist thesis concerns a debate about the objectivityof rightness of categorization. A problem about the discriminatoryrole of properties is both presented and motivated. The subjectivistthesis is articulated and defended against two powerful objections.Finally, this thesis is shown to be conceptually independent ofboth verificationism and empirical idealism.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Ned Markosian (1992). On Language and the Passage of Time. Philosophical Studies 66 (1):1 - 26.
Robert Schroer (2010). Is There More Than One Categorical Property? Philosophical Quarterly 60 (241):831-850.
Benedikt Paul Göcke (2009). What is Physicalism? Ratio 22 (3):291-307.
Robert Schroer (2010). How Far Can the Physical Sciences Reach? American Philosophical Quarterlly 47 (3):253-266.
George Bealer (1989). On the Identification of Properties and Propositional Functions. Linguistics and Philosophy 12 (1):1 - 14.
Tim Crane (2008). Causation and Determinable Properties : On the Efficacy of Colour, Shape, and Size. In Jakob Hohwy & Jesper Kallestrup (eds.), Being Reduced: New Essays on Reduction, Explanation, and Causation. Oxford University Press.
Anjan Chakravartty (2003). The Dispositional Essentialist View of Properties and Laws. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 11 (4):393 – 413.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads11 ( #99,650 of 549,699 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #37,450 of 549,699 )
How can I increase my downloads?