Class Nominalism
Armstrong (David)
Source: Armstrong - Universals and Scientific Realism (Vol. 1: Nominalism and Realism), 1977, Chapter 4
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Sections

  1. Class Nominalism is committed to an ontology of classes – 29
  2. Mereological Nominalism – 34
  3. Class Nominalism and co-extensive properties – 35
  4. Can class-membership determine properties? – 36
  5. An argument from the identity-conditions for classes – 37
  6. Only some classes are natural classes – 38
  7. Class Nominalism and two infinite regresses – 41
  8. Class Nominalism and causality1 – 42

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