Being, Existence, and Ontological Commitment
Van Inwagen (Peter)
Source: Chalmers (David), Manley (David) & Wasserman (Ryan) - Metametaphysics: New Essays on the Foundations of Ontology
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  1. Introduction
  2. Thesis 1. Being is not an activity
  3. Thesis 2. Being is the same as existence
  4. Thesis 3. Existence is univocal
  5. Thesis 4. The single sense of being or existence is adequately captured by the existential quantifier of formal logic
  6. Thesis 5.

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