Blob Theory: N-adic Properties Do Not Exist
Grupp (Jeffrey)
Source: Sorites 17, December 2006
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    I argue for blob theory: the philosophic position that n-adic properties do not exist. I discuss hitherto unnoticed problems to do with the theories of property possession in the ontological theories of ordinary objects: the bundle theory of objects and substance theories of objects. Specifically, I argue that theories of property possession involved with the bundle theory and substance theories of objects are contradictory, and the best theory we have been given by metaphysical realists is a theory that reality is propertyless.


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