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Ideas of Anthony Quinton, by Text

[British, b.1925, At New College, Oxford University.]

1973 The Nature of Things
9 'Nat' p.263 Properties imply natural classes which can be picked out by everybody
9 'Nat' p.263 The naturalness of a class depends as much on the observers as on the objects
9 'Nat' p.264 Uninstantiated properties must be defined using the instantiated ones
9 'Nat' p.264 A class is natural when everybody can spot further members of it
9 'Nat' p.264 Extreme nominalists say all classification is arbitrary convention
Pt I p.132 An individual is a union of a group of qualities and a position