Notes on Campbell, 'The Metaphysic of Abstract Particulars'
Funkhouser (Eric)
Source: Funkhouser (Eric) - Metaphysics, Spring 2014
Paper - Abstract

Paper StatisticsBooks / Papers Citing this PaperDisclaimer


    ”Explain the concrete/abstract and particular/universal distinctions, as made by Campbell. Then, with this distinction in mind, explain what a trope is supposed to be. How do tropes differ from the more traditional (abstract) universals1 and (concrete) particulars? How does the trope theorist understand what it is for distinct objects to be of the very same kind? Explain at least one supposed advantage that tropes have over properties-as-universals2.”


Text Colour Conventions (see disclaimer)

  1. Blue: Text by me; © Theo Todman, 2019
  2. Mauve: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); © the author(s)

© Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2019. Please address any comments on this page to File output:
Website Maintenance Dashboard
Return to Top of this Page Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page Return to Theo Todman's Home Page