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Resemblance theories of properties

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The paper aims to develop a resemblance theory of properties that technically improves on past versions. The theory is based on a comparative resemblance predicate. In combination with other resources, it solves the various technical problems besetting resemblance nominalism. The paper's second main aim is to indicate that previously proposed resemblance theories that solve the technical problems, including the comparative theory, are nominalistically unacceptable and have controversial philo...

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10.1007/s11098-010-9653-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES
Volume:
157
Issue:
3
Pages:
361-382
Publication date:
2012-02-01
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EISSN:
1573-0883
ISSN:
0031-8116
Source identifiers:
239798
Language:
English
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uuid:b3ec86f6-d46a-4ac6-89b8-fa84513ec6e0
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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