Single Idea 17519

[catalogued under 9. Objects / A. Existence of Objects / 5. Individuation / a. Individuation]

Full Idea

The only explanation of the power to produce borderline examples like 'Is this hazelnut one object or two?' is the possession of the concept of an object.

Gist of Idea

To express borderline cases of objects, you need the concept of an 'object'


M.R. Ayers (Individuals without Sortals [1974], 'Counting')

Book Reference

-: 'Canadian Journal of Philosophy' [-], p.139