Abstract and Concrete Individuals and Projection

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RACLAVSKÝ Jiří

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Fakulta / Pracoviště MU

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Obor Filosofie a náboženství
Klíčová slova individuals; particulars; Ship of Theseus; Polish logician; reidentification
Popis Two kinds of individuals are distinguished: abstract and concrete. Whereas abstract individuals belong to our conceptual sphere, concrete individuals (i.e. particulars) individuate the world of matter. A subject investigating the external world projects abstract individuals onto concrete ones. The proposal offers a solution to various metaphysical and epistemological puzzles concerned with individuals, e.g., the Ship of Theseus, the Polish Logician, problems with reidentification, or proper names.

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