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7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 3. Being / i. Deflating being

[denial that much of interest can be said about being]

4 ideas
Frege's logic showed that there is no concept of being [Scruton on Frege]
Is being just referent of the verb 'to be'? [Marcus (Barcan)]
The modern view of Being comes when we reject numbers as merely successions of One [Badiou]
The primitive name of Being is the empty set; in a sense, only the empty set 'is' [Badiou]