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  1. Xi*-on Knowledge of Particulars.Peter Adamson - 2005 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 105 (3):273-294.
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  2. Particulars and Acquaintance.Laird Addis - 1967 - Philosophy of Science 34 (3):251-259.
    Philosophers who hold that the correct ontological analysis of things includes both properties and particulars have often been pressed to "show" the particular. If we are not acquainted with them, it is argued, then we should not suppose that they exist. I argue that, while we do have good and sufficient reasons for supposing there to be particulars, we are not acquainted with them. To suppose that we are acquainted with them is to treat particulars as if they were properties (...)
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  3. Bare Particulars and Persistence in Bergmann.L. Angelone & G. Torrengo - 2009 - In Langlet B. Monnoyer J.-M. (ed.), Gustav Bergmann : Phenomenological Realism and Dialectical Ontology. Ontos Verlag. pp. 137--154.
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  4. Formal Ontology as an Operative Tool in the Theories of Objecs of the Life-World: Stumpf, Husserl and Ingarden.Horacio Banega - 2012 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 16 (2):64-88.
    Formal ontology as it is presented in Husserl`s Third Logical Investigation can be interpreted as a fundamental tool to describe objects in a formal sense. It is presented one of the main sources: chapter five of Carl Stumpf`s Ûber den psycholoogischen Ursprung der Raumovorstellung (1873), and then it is described how Husserlian Formal Ontology is applied in Fifth Logical Investigation. Finally, it is applied to dramatic structures, in the spirit of Roman Ingarden.
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  5. Bare Particulars and Acquaintance.Kenneth Barber - 1967 - Dialogue 5 (4):580.
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  6. A New Semantical Theory of Egocentric Particulars.Dene Barnett - 1974 - Synthese 28 (3-4):533 - 547.
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  7. The Bare Theory and How to Fix It.Jeffrey Barrett - unknown
    The bare theory is the standard von Neumann·Dirac formulation of quantum mechanics without the collapse postulate but with the eigenvalueeigenstate link. Albert (1992, 1i6-125) presented the bare theory as one way of understanding EverettRi7;s relative-state interpretation. At first glance, it looks as if the bare theory cannot possibly account for our experience. After all, at the end of a measurement an observer will typically be in a superposition of having recorded mutually incompatible results, which on the standard interpretation of states (...)
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  8. Difficulties with Bare Preferences.Gordon Becker - 1974 - Theory and Decision 5 (3):329-331.
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  9. A Criterion for Virtual Global Generation.Indranil Biswas & A. J. Parameswaran - 2006 - Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa 5 (1):39-53.
    Let $X$ be a smooth projective curve defined over an algebraically closed field $k$, and let $F_X$ denote the absolute Frobenius morphism of $X$ when the characteristic of $k$ is positive. A vector bundle over $X$ is called virtually globally generated if its pull back, by some finite morphism to $X$ from some smooth projective curve, is generated by its global sections. We prove the following. If the characteristic of $k$ is positive, a vector bundle $E$ over $X$ is virtually (...)
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  10. A Spatio-Temporal Ontology for Geographic Information Integration.Thomas Bittner & Barry Smith - 2009 - International Journal for Geographical Information Science 23 (6):765-798.
    This paper presents an axiomatic formalization of a theory of top-level relations between three categories of entities: individuals, universals, and collections. We deal with a variety of relations between entities in these categories, including the sub-universal relation among universals and the parthood relation among individuals, as well as cross-categorial relations such as instantiation and membership. We show that an adequate understanding of the formal properties of such relations – in particular their behavior with respect to time – is critical for (...)
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  11. Basic Particulars.Donald Brownstein - 1973 - Philosophy of Science 40 (1):88-96.
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  12. Thinking Of Particulars.Octavian Busuioc - 2009 - Florida Philosophical Review 9 (1):1-13.
    The following paper explores a notion of particulars that permeates recent and less recent literature in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind. This notion of particulars relates to a distinction between conceptual and non-conceptual thought content. In the literature, this relation is discussed in terms of a distinction between thought of particulars and general thought . I focus on this distinction as it relates to two different interpretations of Fregean sense: one that treats sense as descriptive and the other (...)
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  13. On a Bare Branch: Bashō and the Haikai ProfessionOn a Bare Branch: Basho and the Haikai Profession.Steven D. Carter - 1997 - Journal of the American Oriental Society 117 (1):57.
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  14. Temporal Entities in Space.Roberto Casati - unknown
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  15. Particulars Re-Clothed.V. C. Chappell - 1964 - Philosophical Studies 15 (4):60 - 64.
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  16. Brentano’s Ontology: From Conceptualism to Reism.Arkadiusz Chrudzimski & Barry Smith - 2004 - In Dale Jacquette (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Brentano. Cambridge University Press. pp. 197-220.
    It is often claimed that the beginnings of Brentano’s ontology were Aristotelian in nature; but this claim is only partially true. Certainly the young Brentano adopted many elements of Aristotle’s metaphysics, and he was deeply influenced by the Aristotelian way of doing philosophy. But he always interpreted Aristotle’s ideas in his own fashion. He accepted them selectively, and he used them in the service of ends that would not have been welcomed by Aristotle himself. The present paper is an exposition (...)
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  17. Yes: Bare Particulars!Niall Connolly - 2015 - Philosophical Studies 172 (5):1355-1370.
    What is the Bare Particular Theory? Is it committed, like the Bundle Theory, to a constituent ontology: according to which a substance’s qualities—and according to the Bare Particular Theory, its substratum also—are proper parts of the substance? I argue that Bare Particularists need not, should not, and—if a recent objection to ‘the Bare Particular Theory’ succeeds—cannot endorse a constituent ontology. There is nothing, I show, in the motivations for Bare Particularism or the principles that distinguish Bare Particularism from rival views (...)
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  18. Instantiation as Location.Sam Cowling - 2014 - Philosophical Studies 167 (3):667-682.
    Many familiar forms of property realism identify properties with sui generis ontological categories like universals or tropes and posit a fundamental instantiation relation that unifies objects with their properties. In this paper, I develop and defend locationism, which identifies properties with locations and holds that the occupation relation that unifies objects with their locations also unifies objects with their properties. Along with the theoretical parsimony that locationism enjoys, I argue that locationism resolves a puzzle for actualists regarding the ontological status (...)
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  19. HITE, F. C.: "Plato's Theory of Particulars". [REVIEW]M. J. Cresswell - 1983 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 61:323.
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  20. Is Exemplification Absurd? A Note on Lowe’s Criticism.Javier Cumpa - 2014 - In Javier Cumpa, Greg Jesson & Guido Bonino (eds.), Defending Realism: Ontological and Epistemological Investigations. De Gruyter. pp. 197-200.
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  21. The Bare Necessities.Shamik Dasgupta - 2011 - Philosophical Perspectives 25 (1):115-160.
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  22. On Individuators.Richard Davis - manuscript
    My gratitude to Timothy Pickavance for his provocative remarks; they take the discussion of individuation and individuators into interesting areas, far more in fact than I have the space to deal with here.1 In my response, therefore, I do not propose to stubbornly defend myself in line-by-line fashion; rather, I shall take up the topics I consider to be of greatest interest and importance, hopefully nudging the discussion forward.
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  23. Are Bare Particulars Constituents?Richard Brian Davis - 2013 - Acta Analytica 28 (4):395-410.
    In this article I examine an as yet unexplored aspect of J.P. Moreland’s defense of so-called bare particularism — the ontological theory according to which ordinary concrete particulars (e.g., Socrates) contain bare particulars as individuating constituents and property ‘hubs.’ I begin with the observation that if there is a constituency relation obtaining between Socrates and his bare particular, it must be an internal relation, in which case the natures of the relata will necessitate the relation. I then distinguish various ways (...)
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  24. Referring to Real Particulars.Imogen Dickie - 2003
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  25. Particulars and the Relational Theory of Time.Fred I. Dretske - 1961 - Philosophical Review 70 (4):447-469.
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  26. Bare Life and the Occupied Body.Diane Enns - 2004 - Theory and Event 7 (3).
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  27. Objects and Their Attributes: A Physicist's Point of View. [REVIEW]Yehudah Freundlich - 1974 - Foundations of Physics 4 (1):1-8.
    We treat some puzzling aspects of the notions of objects and attributes by presenting a mathematical model which exhibits these very same, seemingly perplexing, features.
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  28. Semirealism, Concrete Structures and Theory Change.Michel Ghins - 2013 - Erkenntnis 78 (1):19 - 27.
    After a presentation of some relevant aspects of Chakravartty's semi-realism (A Metaphysics for scientific realism. Knowing the unobservable. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007), this paper addresses two difficulties that appear to be inherent to important components of his proposed metaphysics for scientific realism. First, if particulars and laws are concrete structures, namely actual groupings of causal properties as the semirealist contends, the relation between particulars and laws becomes also a relation between particulars with some annoying consequences. This worry—and some others—are (...)
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  29. Ujvári, Márta., The Trope Bundle Theory of Substance: Change, Individuation and Individual Essence. [REVIEW]Michael Gorman - 2014 - Review of Metaphysics 67 (4):890-891.
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  30. Ethics in Osteoporosis and Osteopenia: The Bare Bones of a Surrogate Marker.Loren Wissner Greene - 2014 - Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal 5 (4):353-364.
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  31. Compresence Is A Bundle: A Problem For The Bundle Theory Of Objects.Jeffrey Grupp - 2004 - Metaphysica 5 (2):63-72.
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  32. A Language Without Particulars.Ian Hacking - 1968 - Mind 77 (306):168-185.
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  33. Bare Ruined Choirs. [REVIEW]Philip Hardie - 1997 - The Classical Review 47 (1):37-38.
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  34. Reasons for Bare Respect.Martina Herrmann - 2015 - In Ralf Stoecker & Marco Iorio (eds.), Actions, Reasons and Reason. De Gruyter. pp. 109-126.
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  35. Talking About Particulars.D. Holdcroft - 1971 - Philosophical Books 12 (2):18-20.
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  36. Object and Property.Ronald C. Hoy - 1998 - Dialogue 37 (3):613-614.
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  37. Co-Instantiation and Identity.Lloyd Humberstone & Aubrey Townsend - 1994 - Philosophical Studies 74 (2):243 - 272.
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  38. Sellars' Theory of Universals and Particulars.Gerald Charles Ingham - 1974 - Dissertation, Brown University
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  39. Particulars and Persistence.Mark Johnston - 1984 - Dissertation, Princeton University
    The thesis is concerned with the outline of an ontology which admits only particulars and with the persistence of particulars through time. In Chapter 1 it is argued that a neglected class of particulars--the cases--have to be employed in order to solve the problem of universals, i.e., to give a satisfactory account of properties and kinds. In Chapter 2, two ways in which particulars could persist though time are distinguished. Difficulties are raised for the view that everything perdures through time, (...)
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  40. Bare Life and the Limits of the Law.Margaret Kohn - 2006 - Theory and Event 9 (2).
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  41. A Bundle of Universals Theory of Material Objects.J. D. Lafrance - 2015 - Philosophical Quarterly 65 (259):202-219.
    I offer a mereological bundle of universals theory of material objects. The theory says that objects are identical to fusions of immanent universals at regions of space. Immanent universals are in the objects that instantiate them, and they can be wholly located at many regions of space. The version of the bundle theory I offer explains these characteristics of immanent universals, and it captures the instantiation relation in terms of the part-whole relation. The version of the theory I offer is (...)
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  42. How Things Are.Donald C. Lindenmuth - 1986 - Review of Metaphysics 39 (4):757-758.
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  43. Particulars and Their Qualities.Douglas C. Long - 1968 - Philosophical Quarterly 18 (72):193-206.
    Berkeley, Hume, and Russell rejected the traditional analysis of substances in terms of qualities which are supported by an "unknowable substratum." To them the proper alternative seemed obvious. Eliminate the substratum in which qualities are alleged to inhere, leaving a bundle of coexisting qualities--a view that we may call the Bundle Theory or BT. But by rejecting only part of the traditional substratum theory instead of replacing it entirely, Bundle Theories perpetuate certain confusions which are found in the Substratum Doctrine. (...)
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  44. 2. On the Relation Between the Partition of a Whole Into Parts and the Attribution of Properties to an Object.Kuno Lorenz - 2010 - In Logic, Language and Method – on Polarities in Human Experience: Philosophical Papers. Walter de Gruyter. pp. 20-32.
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  45. On the Relation Between the Partition of a Whole Into Parts and the Attribution of Properties to an Object.Kuno Lorenz - 1977 - Studia Logica 36 (4):351-362.
  46. Talking About Particulars.Alfred F. MacKay & Jack W. Meiland - 1972 - Philosophical Review 81 (3):376.
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  47. The Price of Insisting That Quantum Mechanics is Complete.P. D. Magnus - 2004 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 55 (2):257-267.
    The Bare Theory was offered by David Albert as a way of standing by the completeness of quantum mechanics in the face of the measurement problem. This paper surveys objections to the Bare Theory that recur in the literature: what will here be called the oddity objection, the coherence objection, and the context-of-the-universe objection. Critics usually take the Bare Theory to have unacceptably bizarre consequences, but to be free from internal contradiction. Bizarre consequences need not be decisive against the Bare (...)
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  48. The Particulars of Rapture: An Aesthetics of the Affects.Douglas Mao - 2008 - Common Knowledge 14 (1):173-173.
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  49. 5. A World of Concrete Particulars.Joseph Melia - 2008 - Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 4 4:99.
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  50. Against Bare Particulars A Response to Moreland and Pickavance.D. W. Mertz - 2003 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 81 (1):14-20.
    In a recent article [Mertz 2001] in this journal I argued for the virtues of a realist ontology of relation instances (unit attributes). A major strength of this ontology is an assay of ontic ('material') predication that yields an account of individuation without the necessity of positing and defending 'bare particulars'. The crucial insight is that it is the unifying agency or combinatorial aspect of a relation instance as predicable that is for ontology the principium individuationis [Mertz 2002; 1996]. Or (...)
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