The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2017)

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Jessica M. Wilson
University of Toronto at Scarborough
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This is a comprehensive discussion of determinables, determinates, and their relation ('determination', for short), covering the historical development of these notions, the theoretical options for understanding them, and certain of their contemporary applications.
Keywords determinable  determinate  determinable-determinate relation  genus-species relation  color  metaphysical indeterminacy  properties
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