Laws of nature as relations between universals
Armstrong (David)
Source: Armstrong - What is a Law of Nature? Chapter 6
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Sections

  1. The need for universals1 – 77
  2. The theory of universals2 – 81
  3. A first formulation – 85
  4. Laws as universals3 – 88
  5. Causation4 as a relation between particulars – 93
  6. Necessitation, universals5 and laws – 96
  7. Advantages and some disadvantages of conceiving of laws of nature as relations between universals6 – 99
  8. Braithwaite's and Popper's argument – 107

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