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Unformatted text preview: Takeover Theory As clay is shape the statue takes over the clay Martian Takeover Theories Outpiece Piece of clay located outdoors, no matter how shaped Inpiece Piece of clay located indoors, no matter how shaped Nihilism Nothing exists Cohabitation Four-dimensionalism Universals Alternatives to standard Universals Sparse universal No negative universals Tropes Property not universal Set Universals are sets As is set of red things being the universal of being red Philosophy 330 Metaphysics Nominalism No properties, universals, sets or tropeds. Conceptualism Thins that confer generality on our words are certain concepts Possibility and Necessity Possibilities Things that could have happened even if they didnt Natural Laws of nature Absolute Defies laws of nature Conventionalism All absolute necessities are true by definition...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course PHIL 330 taught by Professor Hofweber during the Fall '10 term at UNC.
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