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Single Idea 13134

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / a. Names]

Full Idea

We negate predicates but do not negate names.

Gist of Idea

We negate predicates but do not negate names

Source

Jan Westerhoff (Ontological Categories [2005], 88)

Book Reference

Westerhoff,Jan: 'Ontological Categories' [OUP 2005], p.215


A Reaction

This is a point for anyone like Ramsey who wants to collapse the distinction between particulars and universals, or singular terms and their predicates.