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Single Idea 18536

[catalogued under 19. Language / C. Assigning Meanings / 3. Predicates]

Full Idea

I like to think that the subject-predicate form reflects a fundamental division in reality.

Gist of Idea

The subject-predicate form reflects reality


John Heil (The Universe as We Find It [2012], 10.1)

Book Reference

Heil,John: 'The Universe as We Find It' [OUP 2012], p.206

A Reaction

That is, he defends the idea that there are substances, and powerful qualities pertaining to those substances. I sympathise, but this slogan makes it too simple.