ISBN-10:
0199243778
ISBN-13:
9780199243778
Pub. Date:
07/04/2002
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Resemblance Nominalism: A Solution to the Problem of Universals

Resemblance Nominalism: A Solution to the Problem of Universals

by Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

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ISBN-13: 9780199243778
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/04/2002
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra is Fellow and Tutor of Philosophy at Hertford College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Problem of Universals: A Problem about Truthmakers
2. The Explananda of the Problems of Universals
3. The Many over One
4. Resemblance Nominalism
5. The Coextension Difficulty
6. Russell's Regress
7. The Resemblance Structure of Property Classes
8. Goodman's Difficulties
9. The Imperfect Community Difficulty
10. The Companionship Difficulty
11. The Mere Intersections Difficulty
12. The Superiority of Resemblance Nominalism
Appendix: On Imperfect Communities and the Non-communities they Entail
References, Index

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