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Single Idea 16662

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

Full Idea

Among scholastics the primary agreement is that what primarily exist are substances. The primary disagreement concerns the nature of their changeable properties. Are they real accidents, or mere modes of substance?

Gist of Idea

The biggest question for scholastics is whether properties are real, or modes of substances


Robert Pasnau (Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 [2011], 13.1)

Book Reference

Pasnau,Robert: 'Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671' [OUP 2011], p.244