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[catalogued under 7. Existence / E. Categories / 5. Category Anti-Realism]

Full Idea

Ockham is the scholastic paradigm of anti-realism with respect to the categories.

Gist of Idea

Ockham was an anti-realist about the categories


report of William of Ockham (Summula philosophiae naturalis [1320]) by Robert Pasnau - Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 05.3

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.86

A Reaction

These are the ten categories mentioned in Aristotle's book 'Categories'.