Nominalism About Properties: New Essays

Routledge (2015)

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Ghislain Guigon
University of Geneva (PhD)
Abstract
Nominalism, which has its origins in the Middle Ages and continues into the Twenty-First Century, is the doctrine that there are no universals. This book is unique in bringing together essays on the history of nominalism and essays that present a systematic discussion of nominalism. It introduces the reader to the distinction between particulars and universals, to the difficulties posed by this distinction, and to the main motivations for the rejection of universals. It also describes the main varieties of nominalism about properties and provides tools to understand how they developed in the history of Western Philosophy. All essays are new and are written by experts on the topic, and they advance the discussion about nominalism to a new level.
Keywords Nominalism about properties  History of metaphysics  Analytic metaphysics
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ISBN(s) 9781138849938   9781315724874   9781317532262   9781317532255   9781317532248  
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