Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Nominalism: nominalism is the view that universals (for example, triangles, blackness) are merely artificial constructions from individual cases. The linguistic expressions are merely names for these constructs. See also universalism, conceptualism, general terms, categories, generalization, generality.
 
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Nominalism / Meixner: thesis that all entities are individuals
I 94
Nominalism > redundancy theory - no true-making entities (universals) - extreme n.: must change the language.

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U. Meixner
Einf├╝hrung in die Ontologie Darmstadt 2004


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26