, Volume 79, Issue 2, pp 471–480 | Cite as

Subset Realization and the Problem of Property Entailment

  • Justin TiehenEmail author
Critical Discussion


Brian McLaughlin has objected to Sydney Shoemaker’s subset account of realization, posing what I call the problem of property entailment. Recently, Shoemaker has revised his subset account in response to McLaughlin’s objection. In this paper I argue that Shoemaker’s revised view fails to solve the problem of property entailment, and in fact makes the problem worse. I then put forward my own solution to the problem.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Puget SoundTacomaUSA

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