Of Facts and Things

@article{Rosenkrantz2018OfFA,
  title={Of Facts and Things},
  author={G. Rosenkrantz},
  journal={International Journal of Philosophical Studies},
  year={2018},
  volume={26},
  pages={679 - 700}
}
  • G. Rosenkrantz
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Philosophical Studies
ABSTRACT This paper examines the ontological status of individual substances; intuitive examples of such entities include particles and living organisms. My aim is to assess the ontological status of individual substances in the light of arguments for an ontology of [concrete] facts, often called states of affairs. Advocates of a fact ontology have argued that these factive entities are the ontologically fundamental beings. I will address the salient question of whether individual substances… Expand

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