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Single Idea 4197

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / D. Universals / 1. Universals]

Full Idea

One might want to divide the category of 'universals' into two sub-categories of properties and relations.

Gist of Idea

The category of universals can be sub-divided into properties and relations


E.J. Lowe (A Survey of Metaphysics [2002], p.15)

Book Reference

Lowe,E.J.: 'A Survey of Metaphysics' [OUP 2002], p.15

A Reaction

This means a Platonic form like 'horse' ends up as a cluster of properties and relations. Is a substance not also a universal?