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Single Idea 11929

[catalogued under 7. Existence / E. Categories / 3. Proposed Categories]

Full Idea

The ontologically fundamental categories are three in number: Objects, Properties, and Relations.

Gist of Idea

The three categories in ontology are objects, properties and relations


George Molnar (Powers [1998], 2 Intr)

Book Reference

Molnar,George: 'Powers: a study in metaphysics', ed/tr. Mumford,Stephen [OUP 2003], p.47

A Reaction

We need second-order logic to quantify over all of these. The challenge to this view might be that it is static, and needs the addition of processes or events. Molnar rejects facts and states of affairs.