The Metaphysical Significance of the Ugly Duckling Theorem

@inproceedings{Blumson2014TheMS,
  title={The Metaphysical Significance of the Ugly Duckling Theorem},
  author={Ben Blumson},
  year={2014}
}
  • Ben Blumson
  • Published 2014
According to Satosi Watanabe’s “theorem of the ugly duckling”, the number of (possible) predicates satisfied by any two different particulars is a constant, which does not depend on the choice of the two particulars. If the number of (possible) predicates satisfied by two particulars is their number of properties in common, and the degree of resemblance… CONTINUE READING