Ideas from 'Real Natures and Familiar Objects' by Crawford L. Elder [2004], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Real Natures and Familiar Objects' by Elder,Crawford L. [MIT 2004,0-262-55062-8]].

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8. Modes of Existence / B. Properties / 1. Nature of Properties
Properties only have identity in the context of their contraries
9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 3. Unity Problems / c. Statue and clay
Maybe we should give up the statue
9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 6. Essence as Unifier
The loss of an essential property means the end of an existence
9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 9. Essence and Properties
Essential properties are bound together, and would be lost together
Essential properties by nature occur in clusters or packages