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Single Idea 11928

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 13. Tropes / a. Nature of tropes]

Full Idea

Are tropes transferable? ...If tropes are not dependent on their bearers, that is a trope-theoretic version of Platonism.

Gist of Idea

Are tropes transferable? If they are, that is a version of Platonism


George Molnar (Powers [1998], 1.4.6)

Book Reference

Molnar,George: 'Powers: a study in metaphysics', ed/tr. Mumford,Stephen [OUP 2003], p.43

A Reaction

These are the sort of beautifully simple questions that we pay philosophers to come up with. If they are transferable, what was the loose bond which connected them? If they aren't, then what individuates them?