Reality's Joints I: Things
Hirsch (Eli)
Source: Hirsch - Dividing Reality, 1993, Chapter 4
Paper - Abstract

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Sections

  1. Natural Things – 88
    a. Egalitarian and Inegalitarian Views – 89
    b. Analyses of Thing-Naturalness – 91
    c. Four Problems for (P) – 93
    d. How Deep Is Thing-Naturalness? – 95
  2. The Semantic Argument – 97
    a. Objections to the Argument – 98
    b. Objections to the Revised Argument – 100
    c. Normative and Modal1 Arguments – 102
  3. Inscrutability – 102
    a. Pseudo-Languages – 103
    b. Truth-Conditional and Inscrutability Theses – 106
    c. Constraints on Reference Schemes – 107
    d. Interpretive Charity – 110

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