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Ideas of Richard Corry, by Text

[Australian, fl. 2010, At the University of Tasmania.]

2010 Dispositional Essentialism Grounds Laws of Nature?
1 p.2 Dispositional essentialism says fundamental laws of nature are strict, not ceteris paribus
2 p.3 A 'finkish' disposition is one that is lost immediately after the appropriate stimulus
2 p.3 An 'antidote' allows a manifestation to begin, but then blocks it
3 p.6 If a disposition is never instantiated, it shouldn't be part of our theory of nature
5 p.8 Maybe an experiment unmasks an essential disposition, and reveals its regularities