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Single Idea 16782

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / B. Natural Kinds / 5. Reference to Natural Kinds]

Full Idea

Whatsoever Adam called any living creature, the same is its name. And Adam called all the beasts by their names, and all the fowls of the air, and all the cattle of the field.

Gist of Idea

The names of all the types of creature were given forever by Adam


Anon (Tor) (01: Book of Genesis [c.750 BCE], 02:20)

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.639