Ideas from 'The Structure of Appearance' by Nelson Goodman [1951], by Theme Structure
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4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 5. Conceptions of Set / a. Sets as existing
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Classes are a host of ethereal, platonic, pseudo entities

4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 8. Critique of Set Theory
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Two objects can apparently make up quite distinct arrangements in sets [Burgess/Rosen]

4. Formal Logic / G. Formal Mereology / 1. Mereology
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The counties of Utah, and the state, and its acres, are in no way different

8. Modes of Existence / E. Nominalism / 2. Resemblance Nominalism
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If all and only red things were round things, we would need to specify the 'respect' of the resemblance [Macdonald]

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Without respects of resemblance, we would collect blue book, blue pen, red pen, red clock together [Macdonald]

8. Modes of Existence / E. Nominalism / 3. Predicate Nominalism
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If we apply the same word to different things, it is only because we are willing to do so [Macdonald]
