Philosophia 44 (2):623-631 (2016)

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Matthew Tugby
Durham University
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Recently, Choi has argued that current accounts of intrinsically finkable dispositions lead to absurd consequences in certain everyday cases. In this paper I offer a new argument for the existence of intrinsically finkable dispositions, one which provides a new way of testing for the presence of such dispositions. It is then argued that, with this new test in place, Choi’s examples no longer present a problem for the view that some dispositions are intrinsically finkable.
Keywords Dispositions  Intrinsicality  Finks  Explanation  Negative properties
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