, Volume 74, Issue 1, pp 69–79

An Argument for the Existence of Tropes

Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10670-010-9252-0

Cite this article as:
Maurin, AS. Erkenn (2011) 74: 69. doi:10.1007/s10670-010-9252-0


That there could be ontologically complex concrete particulars is self-evidently true. A reductio may however be formulated which contradicts this truth. In this paper I argue that all of the reasonable ways in which we might refute this reductio will require the existence of at least some tropes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Filosofiska InstitutionenLund UniversityLundSweden

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