London, England: Routledge (1959)

The classic, influential essay in 'descriptive metaphysics' by the distinguished English philosopher.
Keywords Metaphysics  Individuation (Philosophy
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ISBN(s) 0415051851   041668310X   3150094119   9789570846027
DOI 10.2307/2272069
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