How to Individuate Universals—Or Not

Axiomathes 23 (3):551-566 (2013)

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Richard Brian Davis
Tyndale University College
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In a recent article in this journal, J. P. Moreland extends his theory of individuation to include universals. In this note, I show how Moreland’s novel proposal leads to the unwanted conclusion that every concrete particular exists of necessity and has but a single essential property
Keywords Universals  Individuation  Mereological wholes  Bare particulars
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DOI 10.1007/s10516-012-9196-x
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