Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Oxford University Press (2011)
Abstract
Properties and objects are everywhere, but remain a philosophical mystery. Douglas Ehring argues that the idea of tropes--properties and relations understood as particulars--provides the best foundation for a metaphysical account of properties and objects. He develops and defends a new theory of trope nominalism
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Call number BD460.T76.E37 2011
ISBN(s) 9780199608539   9780198703037
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