Unformatted text preview: w and morality? law and
politics? biology? theology or
cosmology? Philosophies come in Many
s Platonism: Universals, like truth, justice,
goodness, humanity, beauty, really
exist, independently of our language or
structure of thought.
s Nominalism: Universals don’t really
exist. All that exists are concepts and
terms of language that refer in a general
way to many things.
way General Tendencies of Platonists
s Platonists tend to be more rationalistic,
open to metaphysical theories, including
the irreducibility of human being to
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2013 for the course PHI 3020 taught by Professor Crowne during the Spring '12 term at CUNY Baruch.
- Spring '12