All the ideas for Michael Burke, Michael Frede and Anon (Kings)

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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 3. Earlier European Philosophy / b. Early medieval philosophy
 16137 Earlier views of Aristotle were dominated by 'Categories' [Frede,M]
6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Nature of Numbers / n. Pi
 17914 He made a molten sea, which was ten cubits across, and thirty cubits round the edge [Anon (Kings)]
9. Objects / A. Existence of Objects / 5. Individuation / e. Individuation by kind
 16235 Persistence conditions cannot contradict, so there must be a 'dominant sortal' [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 14753 The 'dominant' of two coinciding sortals is the one that entails the widest range of properties [Burke,M, by Sider]
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 1. Unifying an Object / b. Unifying aggregates
 16072 'The rock' either refers to an object, or to a collection of parts, or to some stuff [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / b. Cat and its tail
 14751 Tib goes out of existence when the tail is lost, because Tib was never the 'cat' [Burke,M, by Sider]
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / c. Statue and clay
 16071 Sculpting a lump of clay destroys one object, and replaces it with another one [Burke,M, by Wasserman]
 16234 Burke says when two object coincide, one of them is destroyed in the process [Burke,M, by Hawley]
 13278 Maybe the clay becomes a different lump when it becomes a statue [Burke,M, by Koslicki]
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / d. Coincident objects
 14750 Two entities can coincide as one, but only one of them (the dominant sortal) fixes persistence conditions [Burke,M, by Sider]
9. Objects / E. Objects over Time / 9. Ship of Theseus
 16157 Insurance on the original ship would hardly be paid out if the plank version was wrecked! [Frede,M]