<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Moreland (J.P.) - The Problem(s) of Universals (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_08/PaperSummary_8029.htm">The Problem(s) of Universals</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/M/Author_Moreland (J.P.).htm">Moreland (J.P.)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Moreland - Universals, 2001, Chapter 1</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_08/PaperSummary_8029.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_08/PapersToNotes_8029.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Sections</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Introduction</li><li>Issues and options regarding the ontological status of properties <ul type="disc"><li>Attribute-agreement and extreme nominalism, moderate nominalism and realism</li><li>Extreme nominalists:-<BR>& <a name="5"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/C/Author_Carnap (Rudolf).htm">Rudolf Carnap</A> , <BR>& <a name="6"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/G/Author_Goodman (Nelson).htm">Nelson Goodman</A>,<BR>& <a name="7"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/Q/Author_Quine (W.V.).htm">W.V. Quine</A>,<BR>& <a name="8"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/S/Author_Sellars (Wilfrid).htm">Wilfrid Sellars</A>, and<BR>& <a name="9"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/Q/Author_Quinton (Anthony).htm">Anthony Quinton</A>.</li><li>Moderate nominalists:- <BR>& <a name="10"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/S/Author_Stout (G.F.).htm">G.F. Stout</A>,<BR>& <a name="11"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/W/Author_Williams (Donald C.).htm">Donald C. Williams</A>,<BR>& <a name="12"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/M/Author_Martin (C.B.).htm">C.B. Martin</A>, and<BR>& <a name="13"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/C/Author_Campbell (Keith).htm">Keith Campbell</A>.</li><li>Realists:-<BR>& <a name="14"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/H/Author_Husserl (Edmund).htm">Edmund Husserl</A>,<BR>& <a name="15"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Bergmann (Gustav).htm">Gustav Bergmann</A>,<BR>& <a name="16"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/G/Author_Grossmann (Reinhardt).htm">Reinhardt Grossmann</A>,<BR>& <a name="17"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/W/Author_Wolterstorff (Nicholas P.).htm">Nicholas P. Wolterstorff</A>,<BR>& <a name="18"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/L/Author_Loux (Michael).htm">Michael Loux</A>, and<BR>& <a name="19"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/A/Author_Armstrong (David).htm">David Armstrong</A>. </li></ul></li><li>Three important phenomena relevant to the debate about properties</li><li>Three important issues in the exemplification of properties <ul type="disc"><li>The Nature of the  Universal </li><li>The relationship between redness and the quality-instance red<sub>1</sub></li><li>An assay of the quality-instance red<sub>1</sub> </li></ul> </li><li>Figures <ul type="disc"><li>1.1: The nature of the universal</li><li>1.2: Relationship of universal (redness) to quality-instance red<sub>1</sub></li><li>1.3: Assay of the quality-instance </li></ul></li><li><a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">Universals</A><SUP>1</SUP> and Philosophical Naturalism</li><li>Key philosophical distinctions relevant to the problem of <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">universals</A><SUP>2</SUP></li><li>Figure 1.4:- <ul type="disc"><li>Do properties exist?</li><li>Are properties abstract (outside of space and time)?</li><li>Acceptance of axiom of localisation? </li><li>Are properties <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">universals</A><SUP>3</SUP>? </li><li>Are properties  in concrete particulars? </li></ul></li><li>Two laws of identity <ul type="disc"><li>Leibniz s Law of the <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_81.htm">indiscernibility of identicals</A><SUP>4</SUP></li><li> Leibniz s Law of the identity of <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P8029_5">indiscernibles</A></U><SUB>5</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P8029_5"></A> </li></ul></li><li>Three important distinctions (due to Francis Suarez)</li></ol></FONT><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P8029_5"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P8029_5"><B>Footnote 5</B></A></U>: Controversial!<BR><BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T07:06" pubdate>02/08/2018 07:06:14</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>