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Single Idea 14333

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 3. Types of Properties]

Full Idea

The dispositional and the categorical are correctly understood just as two modes of presentation of the same instantiated properties.

Gist of Idea

Dispositions and categorical properties are two modes of presentation of the same thing


Stephen Mumford (Dispositions [1998], 08.6)

Book Reference

Mumford,Stephen: 'Dispositions' [OUP 1998], p.190

A Reaction

This is Mumford's own conclusion, after discussing the views of Armstrong. How about 'a disposition is the modal profile' of a categorical property?