Nominalism about Properties: New Essays (Routledge Studies by Ghislain Guigon,Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

By Ghislain Guigon,Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

Nominalism, which has its origins within the heart a long time and keeps into the Twenty-First Century, is the doctrine that there aren't any universals. This publication is exclusive in bringing jointly essays at the heritage of nominalism and essays that current a scientific dialogue of nominalism. It introduces the reader to the excellence among details and universals, to the problems posed through this contrast, and to the most motivations for the rejection of universals. It additionally describes the most forms of nominalism approximately houses and gives instruments to appreciate how they constructed within the historical past of Western Philosophy. All essays are new and are written by way of specialists at the subject, they usually boost the dialogue approximately nominalism to a brand new point.

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Nominalism about Properties: New Essays (Routledge Studies in Metaphysics)

Nominalism, which has its origins within the center a long time and keeps into the Twenty-First Century, is the doctrine that there aren't any universals. This e-book is exclusive in bringing jointly essays at the historical past of nominalism and essays that current a scientific dialogue of nominalism. It introduces the reader to the excellence among details and universals, to the problems posed by means of this contrast, and to the most motivations for the rejection of universals.

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