Resemblance Cannot be Partial Identity
Author: Denkel, Arda
Source: The Philosophical Quarterly, Volume 48, Number 191, April 1998 , pp. 200-204(5)
Abstract:I demonstrate that analysing the resemblance of properties in terms of partial identity has insuperable logical consequences. It follows that the strategy of vindicating the realism of universals against particularistic ontologies such as tropism by appeal to partial identity is incoherent.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Bogazici University, Istanbul
Publication date: April 1, 1998