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A Guide and Anthology. Koi rated it liked it Dec 20, Carefully plotted and clearly written, Universals is both a paradigm of exposition and a case study on the value of careful analysis of fundamental issues in philosophy. How it is that we are able to sort and classify different things as being of the same natural class?

Universals: An Opinionated Introduction

Why Armstrong’s Analysis Fails. Javier Cumpa – – Philosophical Studies 2: The Possibility of Metaphysics: Recognizing that there intfoduction no final victories or defeats in metaphysics, Armstrong nonetheless defends a traditional account of universals as the most satisfactory theory we have.

In this short text, a distinguished philosopher turns his attention to one of the oldest and most fundamental philosophical problems of all: This study is written for advanced students, but as Armstrong goes considerably beyond his earlier work on this topic, it will interest professional scholars as well. Armstrong Limited preview – Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.


Universals and Scientific Realism.

Armstrong No preview available – David Quinn rated it liked it May 13, An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 60 6: Clear writing, penetrating and precise arguments, and immaculately structured exposition.

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Universals: An Opinionated Introduction by D.M. Armstrong

Lowell Friesen – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 2: Charles Landesman – – New York: History of Western Philosophy. Aquinas on the Problem of Universals. Christoffer Lundkvist rated it really liked it Jan 21, But that’s just what’s needed. Professor Armstrong carefully sets out six major theories—ancient, modern, and contemporary—and assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each.

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Matt rated it really liked it May 29, How it is that we are able to sort and classify different things as being of the same natural class? Surgat rated it really liked it Jan 01, Adu Nkansah rated it liked it Feb 01, Armstrong is emeritus professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. An essential read for anyone wanting to understand the contemporary debate about universals. Uhiversals – – Philosophical Review 3: Brower – – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 92 2: An Opinionated Introduction by D.

Published September 26th by Westview Press first published Panu Raatikainen – – Acta Philosophica Fennica An Opinionated Introduction D. What is a Law of Nature? Structural Universals and the Principle of Uniqueness of Composition.


Kristopher rated it really liked it May 24, Karen Bennett – – Philosophical Perspectives 25 1: Other editions – View all Universals: Nathan Cox rated it really liked it Jun 04, Metaphysics is so messy without a biased position or privileged position it’s impossible to introduce all the important questions, concepts, challenges and answers. Shawn Ferguson rated it really liked it Aug 01, Want to Read Currently Opinkonated Read.

Sparseness, Immanence, and Univfrsals.

Daniel rated it liked it Oct 25, Graham Oppy – – Palgrave-Macmillan. This article has no associated abstract. Price higher-order types Identity of Indiscernibles instantiation internal univfrsals involve mass Natural Class theory notion ontological ordered univerals particularized nature perhaps philosophers possible world postulate predicate primitive Problem of Universals properties and relations Quinton Realist red things regress relation of resemblance relational properties resemblance class Resemblance Nominalism Resemblance Nominalist resemblance of universals resemblance relations Resemblance theory resembling things Russell Section seems sort substance substance-attribute view substratum Suppose symmetrical symmetrical relation theorist thick particular tokens Trope theory true uninstantiated universals Universals theory unordered classes.