Nominalism and Realism: Volume 1: Universals and Scientific Realism / Edition 1

Nominalism and Realism: Volume 1: Universals and Scientific Realism / Edition 1

by D. M. Armstrong
     
 

This is a study, in two volumes, of one of the longest standing philosophical problems: the problem of universals.See more details below

Overview

This is a study, in two volumes, of one of the longest standing philosophical problems: the problem of universals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521280334
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile:
1160L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Part I. Preliminaries: 1. Predicates; Part II. Theories of Universals: 2. Predicate nominalism; 3. Concept nominalism; 4. Class nominalism; 5. Resemblance nominalism; 6. Arguments for realism; 7. Transcendent universals; 8. Properties and relations as particulars; Part III. Particulars: 9. Are particulars reducible to universals?; 10. The Lockean account of particulars; 11. Particulars and universals; 12. A world-hypothesis.

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