The Problem(s) of Universals
Moreland (J.P.)
Source: Moreland - Universals, 2001, Chapter 1
Paper - Abstract

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Issues and options regarding the ontological status of properties
  3. Three important phenomena relevant to the debate about properties
  4. Three important issues in the exemplification of properties
    • The Nature of the “Universal”
    • The relationship between redness and the quality-instance red1
    • An assay of the quality-instance red1
  5. Figures
    • 1.1: The nature of the universal
    • 1.2: Relationship of universal (redness) to quality-instance red1
    • 1.3: Assay of the quality-instance
  6. Universals1 and Philosophical Naturalism
  7. Key philosophical distinctions relevant to the problem of universals2
  8. Figure 1.4:-
    • Do properties exist?
    • Are properties abstract (outside of space and time)?
    • Acceptance of axiom of localisation?
    • Are properties universals3?
    • Are properties “in” concrete particulars?
  9. Two laws of identity
  10. Three important distinctions (due to Francis Suarez)



In-Page Footnotes

Footnote 5: Controversial!


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