Philosophical Review 81 (1):3-42 (1972)

Henry Laycock
Queen's University
The views of Quine and Strawson on the significance of 'mass terms' are rehearsed, and the metaphysical status of substances, in the chemist's sense, is considered. It is urged that the ontological dichotomy of particulars and universals is not adequate to accommodate such substances, which are in a sense to be explicated concrete but non-particular.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.2307/2184224
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