Substance
Wiggins (David)
Source: Wiggins (David) - Continuants: Their Activity, Their Being, and Their Identity
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Author’s Abstract1

  1. (This essay, revised) expounds the Aristotelian doctrines from which sortalism derives.
  2. It defends them, not without the help of Leibniz, against multiple misunderstandings and misconceptions of the category of substance.
  3. It asserts the indispensability to us of that category.

Comment:

Originally in "Grayling (Anthony), Ed. - Philosophy 1 - A Guide Through the Subject", 1995, pp. 214-249



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