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Unformatted text preview: mind imposes on experience. 7. Consider a statue made out of clay. Kripke would say that there are really two objects: a statue and a piece of clay. 8. Kripke's modal properties (like being something that could have had a shape other than it actually has) are, according to Putnam, properties that a materialist could endorse. 9. Putnam's (1975) view that water is necessarily H 2 0 entails that H 2 0 is an intrinsic property of water, one that is different in kind from water's other properties. 10. Putnam believes that "natural metaphysics" (metaphysics within the bounds of science) is something that philosophers ought to pursue....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2009 for the course PHIL 264 taught by Professor Reimer during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
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