Dialectica 53 (2):139–149 (1999)

David Weberman
Central European University
Peter Geach and others suppose that change in an object's relational properties absent any change in its intrinsic properties is not a genuine change in that object but only a “mere Cambridge change.” I explain and reject two strategies challenging Geach's position. I then present my own argument against Geach which depends on the recognition of entities identified in terms of their emergent properties, i.e. properties not reducible to physical properties. I provide some examples of such entities and address the problem of finding a criterion for distinguishing genuine from nonge‐nuine change
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DOI 10.1111/j.1746-8361.1999.tb00068.x
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