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On the Realistic and Antirealistic Tendencies in the Object Ontology

(Original title: O realistických a antirealistických tendenciách v ontológii predmetov)
Organon F, 2012, vol. 19, Supplementary Issue 1, pp. 255-272.
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Abstract

The paper identifies basic requirements that should be answered by an object ontology. It sheds light on the two major approaches to objects – reductive and non-reductive – in order to expose their difficulties in satisfying those requirements. The aim of the paper is to uncover realistic and antirealistic tendencies in both approaches.

Keywords

antirealism, bundle theory, objects, ontology, realism, substratum theory

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