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Quasi-Universals, philosophy: quasi-Universal is an expression by D.M. Armstrong (Armstrong, “What is a Law of Nature?”, Cambridge, 1983, p. 79ff) for an artificial extension of a universal by adding an additional determination. E.g. animal or when thinking, then robot. See also universalism, nominalism, realism, extension.

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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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Armstrong, D.M. Quasi-Universals   Armstrong, D.M.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22