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Single Idea 15729

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / D. Universals / 4. Uninstantiated Universals]

Full Idea

Properties that have no concrete instances must be defined in terms of those that have.

Gist of Idea

Uninstantiated properties must be defined using the instantiated ones


Anthony Quinton (The Nature of Things [1973], 9 'Nat')

Book Reference

Quinton,Anthony: 'The Nature of Things' [RKP 1973], p.264

A Reaction

I wonder what the dodo used to smell like?