Single Idea 14481

[catalogued under 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 1. Unifying an Object / c. Unity as conceptual]

Full Idea

In a 'modally plenitudinous' ontology, wherever there is an object at all, there are objects with intrinsic modal properties instantiating every consistent modal profile.

Gist of Idea

Wherever an object exists, there are intrinsic properties instantiating every modal profile


Amie L. Thomasson (Ordinary Objects [2007], 03.5)

Book Reference

Thomasson,Amie L.: 'Ordinary Objects' [OUP 2010], p.71

A Reaction

[She cites K.Bennett, Hawley, Rea, Sidelle] I love this. At last a label for the view I have been espousing. I am a Modal Plenitudinist. I must get a badge made.

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