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[catalogued under 7. Existence / E. Categories / 3. Proposed Categories]

Full Idea

Chisholm's Ontological Categories: ENTIA - {Contingent - [Individual - (Boundaries)(Substances)] [States - (Events)]} {Necessary - [States] [Non-States - (Attributes)(Substance)]}

Gist of Idea

Chisholm divides things into contingent and necessary, and then individuals, states and non-states

Source

report of Roderick Chisholm (A Realistic Theory of Categories [1996], p.3) by Jan Westerhoff - Ontological Categories 01

Book Reference

Westerhoff,Jan: 'Ontological Categories' [OUP 2005], p.14


A Reaction

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