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Generality: Generality refers to properties that are shared by multiple objects. There are no "general objects". See also Properties, Generalization, Generalizability.
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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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William of Ockham on Generality - Dictionary of Arguments

Holz I 15ff
Generality/General/Ockham/Holz: in his entourage, all theoretical generalizations were referred to the area of subjective constructions and thus, in principle, were put up for discussion.
>Particulars
, >Individuals, >Knowledge, >Cognition,
>Generalizability, >Generality.
Individual/Ockham: the individual has precedence over the general - (intuitive knowledge) - Generality/Ockham: subjective construction - no combination of world elements is necessary.
>Subjectivity.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Holz I
Hans Heinz Holz
Leibniz Frankfurt 1992

Holz II
Hans Heinz Holz
Descartes Frankfurt/M. 1994


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