### All the ideas for Michael Burke, Mark Steiner and Justus Lipsius

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###### 1. Philosophy / B. History of Ideas / 5. Later European Thought
 7822 A neo-Stoic movement began in the late sixteenth century [Lipsius, by Grayling]
###### 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 / D. Essence of Objects / 3. Individual Essences
 13230 Particular essence is often captured by generality [Steiner,M]
###### 14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / e. Lawlike explanations
 13229 Maybe an instance of a generalisation is more explanatory than the particular case [Steiner,M]
###### 14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / m. Explanation by proof
 13231 Explanatory proofs rest on 'characterizing properties' of entities or structure [Steiner,M]