### All the ideas for Michael Burke, Epicharmus and E Nagel / JR Newman

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###### 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 / C. Structure of Objects / 6. Constitution of an Object
 16066 Additional or removal of any part changes a thing, so people are never the same person [Epicharmus]
###### 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 1. Relativism
 436 A dog seems handsome to another a dog, and even a pig to another pig [Epicharmus]
###### 18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 5. Rationality
 9591 The human intellect has not been, and cannot be, fully formalized [Nagel/Newman]
###### 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / f. Dangers of pleasure
 442 Pleasures are like pirates - if you are caught they drown you in a sea of pleasures [Epicharmus]
###### 23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 1. Contractarianism
 440 Hands wash hands; give that you may get [Epicharmus]
###### 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / c. Justice
 441 Against a villain, villainy is not a useless weapon [Epicharmus]
###### 28. God / A. Divine Nature / 3. Divine Perfections
 439 God knows everything, and nothing is impossible for him [Epicharmus]
###### 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 3. Problem of Evil / c. Human Error
 443 Human logos is an aspect of divine logos, and is sufficient for successful living [Epicharmus]