The Absoluteness of Sameness (SS)
Wiggins (David)
Source: Wiggins - Sameness and Substance, 1980, Chapter 1
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Chapter Breakdown

  1. A central problem of identity; and the theses of absoluteness and relativity of identity -15
  2. Leibniz's Law and the difficulties of relative identity -18
  3. Five ways for it to be false that a =g b - 23
  4. Possible examples of type-(4) relativity - 27
  5. Some cases that might be alleged to be of type (5) - 28
  6. Discussion of type-(4) cases - 30
  7. Discussion of type-(5) cases and some attempted amendments of Leibniz's Law - 35
  8. A mathematical example supposedly of type (5) - 42
  9. Conclusion concerning the Relativity of Identity, Thesis R – 43

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