Single Idea 7692

[catalogued under 7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 5. Reason for Existence]

Full Idea

Being is maximal consistency.

Gist of Idea

Being is maximal consistency


Dale Jacquette (Ontology [2002], Ch. 2)

Book Reference

Jacquette,Dale: 'Ontology' [Acumen 2002], p.76

A Reaction

You'll have to read Ch.2 of Jacquette to see what this is all about, but as it stands it is a lovely slogan, and a wonderful googly/curve ball to propel at Parmenides or Heidegger.