Single Idea 4027

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 6. Categorical Properties]

Full Idea

Properties are respects in which particular objects may be alike or differ.

Gist of Idea

Properties are respects in which particular objects may be alike or differ

Source

DH Mellor / A Oliver (Introduction to 'Properties' [1997], 1)

Book Reference

'Properties', ed/tr. Mellor,D.H. /Oliver,A [OUP 1997], p.1


A Reaction

Note that this definition does not mention a causal role for properties.