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Single Idea 17680

[catalogued under 9. Objects / F. Identity among Objects / 5. Self-Identity]

Full Idea

There is reason to rule out as pseudo-properties such things as the identity of a thing with itself.

Gist of Idea

The identity of a thing with itself can be ruled out as a pseudo-property


David M. Armstrong (What is a Law of Nature? [1983], 06.2)

Book Reference

Armstrong,D.M.: 'What is a Law of Nature?' [CUP 1985], p.83

A Reaction

Good on you, David.