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Ideas of G.F. Stout, by Text

[British, 1860 - 1934, Professor at St Andrew's University.]

1923 The Nature of Universals and Propositions
p.125 Stout first explicitly proposed that properties and relations are particulars
     Full Idea: In modern times, it was G.F. Stout who first explicitly made the proposal that properties and relations are as particular as the substances that they qualify.
     From: report of G.F. Stout (The Nature of Universals and Propositions [1923]) by Keith Campbell - The Metaphysic of Abstract Particulars 1
     A reaction: Note that relations will have to be tropes, as well as properties. Williams wants tropes to be parts of objects, but that will be tricky with relations. If you place two objects on a table, how does the 'to the left of' trope come into existence?