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Introduction

George Bealer

in Quality and Concept

Published in print May 1982 | ISBN: 9780198244288
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680762 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244288.003.0001

Series: Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy

Introduction

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This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to develop an adequate theory of properties, relations, and propositions (PRPs). It discusses two traditional conceptions of properties, relations, and propositions and outlines several desiderata guiding the development of this theory of qualities and concepts. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: properties; relations; propositions; PRPs

Chapter.  6988 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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