Quiddytyzm i quidditas w metafizyce analitycznej

Słowa kluczowe: quidditism, properties, structuralism, causal powers, individuation, possible worlds, skepticism

Abstrakt

The paper is a survey of contemporary quidditism, understood as two interrelated metaphysical positions — recombinatorial quidditism, which is an account of the nature of possibilities, and individuation quidditism, which is concerned with the problem of how to individuate properties. I have three aims: to examine the commitments and consequences of both views, to investigate the relationships between them, and to sketch the logic of the dispute between structuralism and
quidditism. I explain how these views relate to Ramseyan humility, according to which we cannot know the fundamental structure of the world.

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2020-03-31
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Lenart, K. (2020). Quiddytyzm i quidditas w metafizyce analitycznej. Filozofia Nauki, 28(1), 61-84. https://doi.org/10.14394/filnau.2020.0003