Real Natures and Familiar Objects

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In Real Natures and Familiar Objects Crawford Elder defends, with qualifications, the ontology of common sense. He argues that we exist -- that no gloss is necessary for the statement "human beings exist" to show that it is true of the world as it really is -- and that we are surrounded by many of the medium-sized objects in which common sense believes. He argues further that these familiar medium-sized objects not only exist, but have essential properties, which we are often able to determine by observation. The starting ...

Real Natures and Familiar Objects 2005, Bradford Book, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262550628

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Real Natures and Familiar Objects 2004, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262050753

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