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  1. Nominalism and Realism: Universals and Scientific Realism. [REVIEW] A. - 1980 - Review of Metaphysics 33 (3):615-616.
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  2. Hume's Theory of Universals.R. I. Aaron - 1941 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 42:117 - 140.
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  3. Locke's Theory of Universals.R. I. Aaron - 1932 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 33:173 - 202.
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  4. Wittgenstein's Theory of Universals.Richard I. Aaron - 1965 - Mind 74 (294):249-251.
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  5. The Theory of Universals.Richard Ithamar Aaron - 1952 - Oxford [Eng.]Clarendon Press.
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  6. Our Knowledge of Universals.Richard Ithamar Aaron - 1945 - Haskell House Publishers.
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  7. The Theory of Concrete Universals (II.).H. B. Acton - 1937 - Mind 46 (181):1-13.
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  8. The Theory of Concrete Universals.H. B. Acton - 1936 - Mind 45 (180):417-431.
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  9. The Theory of Concrete Universals (I.).H. B. Acton - 1936 - Mind 45 (180):1-13.
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  10. The Problem of Universals.Joseph Agassi & Paul T. Sagal - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 28 (4):289 - 294.
    The pair democreteanism-Platonism (nothing/something is outside space-Time) differs from the pair nominalism-Realism (universals are/are not nameable entities). Nominalism need not be democretean, And democreateanism is nominalist only if conceptualism is rejected. Putnam's critique of nominalism is thus invalid. Quine's theory is democretean-When-Possible: quine is also a minimalist platonist. Conceptualists and realists agree that universals exist but not as physical objects. Nominalists accept universals only as "facons de parler".
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  11. Relations and Universals.R. Ainscough - 1929 - Mind 38 (150):137-160.
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  12. Suárez on Forms, Universals and Understanding.Erik Åkerlund - 2009 - Studia Neoaristotelica 6 (2):159-182.
    Suarezii de formis, universalibus, notitia intellectiva sententiaSententia Suarezii circa quaestionem famosam de statu universalium variissimis modis ab diversis interpretibus exponi solet. In disertatio quidem proposita res paulo aliter pertractatur, a Suarezii metaphysica doctrina de formis substantialibus et de cognitione intellectiva ac sctientia exeundo. Quae Suarezii doctrinae diligenti analysi subiciuntur earumque conexio consideratur. Respectu quaestione supradicta, scil. quaenam fuit vera Suarezii de statu universalium sententia, arguitur, Suarezium nominalismum moderatum professum esse, quae conclusio suadetur ex doctrinis suis de formis substantialibus et de (...)
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  13. Existence, Independence and Universals.Edwin B. Allaire - 1960 - Philosophical Review 69 (4):485-496.
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  14. Sprigge's Vindication of Concrete Universals.James W. Allard - 2007 - In Pierfrancesco Basile & Leemon B. McHenry (eds.), Consciousness, Reality and Value: Essays in Honour of T.L.S. Sprigge. Ontos.
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  15. La función de los universales en metafísica modal.Jose Tomas Alvarado Marambio - 2010 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 29 (3):77-101.
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  16. Universales estructurales.José Alvarado - 2011 - Manuscrito 34 (2):469-519.
    The work presents the concept of a structural universal and the criticisms that have been leveled against it. A structural universal is a property had by an individual due to the nature of its proper parts and due to the relations obtaining between those parts. Mellor has argued that there is no reason to accept such universal in addition to the basic universals that compose them. David Lewis has argued –on the other hand– that it has not been satisfactorily explained (...)
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  17. “La función de los universales en metafísica modal”.José Tomás Alvarado - 2010 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 29.
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  18. The Iconic Sign in Aesthetics.Clifford Amyx - 1947 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 6 (1):54-60.
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  19. "Universals" and Occurrences.John Anderson - 1929 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 7:138.
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  20. Was Ist den Menschen Gemeinsam?: Über Kultur Und Kulturen.Christoph Antweiler - 2007 - Wbg, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
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  21. The Problem of Universals.Peter C. Appleby - 1992 - Review of Metaphysics 46 (2):421-422.
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  22. Universals and Resemblances.A. W. Argyle - 1959 - Hibbert Journal 58:142.
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  23. Universals.Andrew W. Arlig - 2011 - In H. Lagerlund (ed.), Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy. Springer. pp. 1353--1359.
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  24. Reply to Forrest.D. M. Armstrong - 2006 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 (2):229 – 232.
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  25. Selection From Universals: An Opinionated Introduction.D. M. Armstrong - 2004 - In Tim Crane & Katalin Farkas (eds.), Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology. Oxford University Press.
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  26. Properties.D. M. Armstrong - 1997 - In D. H. Mellor & Alex Oliver (eds.), Properties. Oxford University Press.
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  27. A World of States of Affairs.D. M. Armstrong - 1993 - Philosophical Perspectives 7 (3):429-440.
    In this important study D. M. Armstrong offers a comprehensive system of analytical metaphysics that synthesises but also develops his thinking over the last twenty years. Armstrong's analysis, which acknowledges the 'logical atomism' of Russell and Wittgenstein, makes facts the fundamental constituents of the world, examining properties, relations, numbers, classes, possibility and necessity, dispositions, causes and laws. All these, it is argued, find their place and can be understood inside a scheme of states of affairs. This is a comprehensive and (...)
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  28. Universals: An Opinionated Introduction.D. M. Armstrong - 1989 - Westview Press.
    In this short text, a distinguished philosopher turns his attention to one of the oldest and most fundamental philosophical problems of all: How it is that we are able to sort and classify different things as being of the same natural class? Professor Armstrong carefully sets out six major theories—ancient, modern, and contemporary—and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each. Recognizing that there are no final victories or defeats in metaphysics, Armstrong nonetheless defends a traditional account of universals as the (...)
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  29. In Defence of Structural Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1986 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (1):85 – 88.
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  30. Laws of Nature as Relations Between Universals and as Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1982 - Philosophical Topics 13 (1):7-24.
  31. A Theory of Universals. Vol. I Nominalism and Realism; Vol. II Universals and Scientific Realism.D. M. Armstrong - 1982 - Philosophy 57 (221):408-410.
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  32. Universals and Scientific Realism Volume 1: Nominalism and Realism; Volume 2: A Theory of Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1982 - Noûs 16 (1):133-142.
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  33. Against Ostrich Nominalism: A Reply to Michael Devitt.D. M. Armstrong - 1980 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 61.
    In my reply to michael devitt, It is argued, First, That quine fails to appreciate the force of plato's "one over many" argument for universals. It is argued, Second, That quine's failure springs in part at least from his doctrine of ontological commitment: from the view that predicates need not be treated with ontological seriousness. Finally, An attempt is made to blunt the force of devitt's contention that realists cannot give a coherent explanation of the way that universals stand to (...)
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  34. Nominalism and Realism: Volume 1: Universals and Scientific Realism.D. M. Armstrong - 1980 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a study, in two volumes, of one of the longest-standing philosophical problems: the problem of universals. In volume I David Armstrong surveys and criticizes the main approaches and solutions to the problems that have been canvassed, rejecting the various forms of nominalism and 'Platonic' realism. In volume II he develops an important theory of his own, an objective theory of universals based not on linguistic conventions, but on the actual and potential findings of natural science. He thus reconciles (...)
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  35. A Theory of Universals: Volume 2: Universals and Scientific Realism.D. M. Armstrong - 1980 - Cambridge University Press.
    This is a study, in two volumes, of one of the longest-standing philosophical problems: the problem of universals. In volume I David Armstrong surveys and criticizes the main approaches and solutions to the problems that have been canvassed, rejecting the various forms of nominalism and 'Platonic' realism. In volume II he develops an important theory of his own, an objective theory of universals based not on linguistic conventions, but on the actual and potential findings of natural science. He thus reconciles (...)
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  36. Universals and Scientific Realism. Vol. I: Nominalism and Realism. Vol. II: A Theory of Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1980 - Philosophical Review 89 (3):471-473.
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  37. Universals and Scientific Realism.D. M. Armstrong - 1978 - Cambridge University Press.
    v. 1. Nominalism and realism.--v. 2. A theory of universals.
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  38. Naturalism, Materialism and First Philosophy.D. M. Armstrong - 1978 - Philosophia 8 (2-3):261-276.
    First, The doctrine of naturalism, That reality is spatio-Temporal, Is defended. Second, The doctrine of materialism or physicalism, That this spatio-Temporal reality involves nothing but the entities of physics working according to the principles of physics, Is defended. Third, It is argued that these doctrines do not constitute a "first philosophy." a satisfactory first philosophy should recognize universals, In the form of instantiated properties and relations. Laws of nature are constituted by relations between universals. What universals there are, And what (...)
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  39. Towards a Theory of Properties: Work in Progress on the Problem of Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1975 - Philosophy 50 (192):145 - 155.
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  40. Towards a Theory of Properties: Work in Progress on the Problem of Universals: D. M. Armstrong.D. M. Armstrong - 1975 - Philosophy 50 (192):145-155.
    Many philosophers have declared that everything which exists is a particular. There is a weak interpretation of this doctrine which I believe to be a true proposition, and a strong one which I believe to be false.
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  41. Infinite Regress Arguments and the Problem of Universals.D. M. Armstrong - 1974 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 52 (3):191 – 201.
    What is it for a particular to have a property? many proposed analyses of this situation may be called relational accounts. The particular has some relation, R, To some entity p. R may be the relation of falling under, Being a member of, Resembling or "participating." p may be a predicate, A concept, A class, A paradigm instance or a form. A number of arguments seek to prove that all these accounts are involved in various vicious infinite regresses. These arguments (...)
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  42. Four Disputes About Properties.David M. Armstrong - 2005 - Synthese 144 (3):309-320.
    In considering the nature of properties four controversial decisions must be made. (1) Are properties universals or tropes? (2) Are properties attributes of particulars, or are particulars just bundles of properties? (3) Are properties categorical (qualitative) in nature, or are they powers? (4) If a property attaches to a particular, is this predication contingent, or is it necessary? These choices seem to be in a great degree independent of each other. The author indicates his own choices.
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  43. Universals and Scientific Realism: A Theory of Universals Vol. II.David M. Armstrong - 1978 - Cambridge University Press.
  44. Universals and Scientific Realism: Nominalism and Realism Vol. I.David M. Armstrong - 1978 - Cambridge University Press.
  45. Nominalism and Realism. Universals and Scientific Realism Volume I.David Malet Armstrong - 1978 - Cambridge University Press.
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  46. A Theory of Universals. Universals and Scientific Realism Volume Ii.David Malet Armstrong - 1978 - Cambridge University Press.
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  47. Can a Naturalist Believe in Universals? In Science in Reflection. The Israel Colloquium: Studies in History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (Vol. 3). [REVIEW]Dm Armstrong & G. Bar-Elli - 1988 - Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 110:103-122.
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  48. Itzaj Maya Folkbiological Taxonomy: Cognitive Universals and Cultural Particulars.Scott Atran - 1999 - In D. Medin & S. Atran (eds.), Folkbiology. MIT Press. pp. 119--213.
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  49. Universals and Scientific Realism, Vol 1, Nominalism and Realism, Vol 2, a Theory of Universals - Armstrong,Dm.B. Aune - unknown
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  50. Universals and Predication.Bruce Aune - 2002 - In Richard M. Gale (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Metaphysics. Blackwell. pp. 131.
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