Ideas of Donald C. Williams, by Theme

[American, 1899 - 1983, Professor at Harvard University.]

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8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 13. Tropes / a. Nature of tropes
'Socrates is wise' means a concurrence sum contains a member of a similarity set
A 'trope' is an abstract particular, the occurrence of an essence
A world is completely constituted by its tropes and their connections