Abstract Ideas and Universals
Mackie (J.L.)
Source: Mackie - Problems from Locke, Chapter 4
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Sections

  1. Locke's basic account of abstraction – 107
  2. Complex abstract ideas – 112
  3. Berkeley's theory of generalization – 118
  4. Abstract ideas of numbers – 121
  5. The indeterminacy of images – 123
  6. Realism about universals1 – 125
  7. Conceptualism and nominalism – 130
  8. The resemblance theory – 134
  9. Universals2 and the work of the mind – 136

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