Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Nominalism   Adorno, Th.W.
Armstrong, D.M. Nominalism   Armstrong, D.M.
Bigelow, John Nominalism   Bigelow, John
Field, Hartry Nominalism   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas Nominalism   Fraassen, Bas
Goodman, Nelson Nominalism   Goodman, Nelson
Grice, H.P. Nominalism   Grice, H.P.
Hacking, Ian Nominalism   Hacking, Ian
Kotarbinski, T. Nominalism   Kotarbinski, T.
Leibniz, G.W. Nominalism   Leibniz, G.W.
Lorenzen, Paul Nominalism   Lorenzen, Paul
Meixner, Uwe Nominalism   Meixner, Uwe
Millikan, Ruth Nominalism   Millikan, Ruth
Quine, Willard Van Orman Nominalism   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Nominalism   Rorty, Richard
Sellars, Wilfrid Nominalism   Sellars, Wilfrid
Simons, Peter Nominalism   Simons, Peter
Tugendhat, E. Nominalism   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, L. Nominalism   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28