Revisions, and Quiddities

Armstrong, David Revisions, and Quiddities. (Unpublished)

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I used to think of the connection between a particular and a universal that it instantiates as a contingent one. Now I think that this is not quite right. This revision, as I now see it, is not a very large one. I still think that the states of affairs (Russell’s facts in his great Lectures on Logical Atomism) that unite particulars and universals are contingent beings. But the connection within states of affairs is, in a certain way, necessary.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: revisions, quiddites
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Philosophy
Depositing User: Hutchinson, Mrs Lindsay
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2007 16:22
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 20:34

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