The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science

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E. J. Lowe sets out and defends his theory of what there is. His four-category ontology is a metaphysical system that recognizes two fundamental categorial distinctions which cut across each other to generate four fundamental ontological categories. The distinctions are between the particular and the universal and between the substantial and the non-substantial. The four categories thus generated are substantial particulars, non-substantial particulars, substantial universals and non-substantial universals. Non-substantial ...

The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science 2007, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199229819

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The Four-Category Ontology: A Metaphysical Foundation for Natural Science 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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