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Title: Dispositionalism : a study on properties
Author: Raimondi, Andrea
ISNI:       0000 0004 8502 297X
Awarding Body: University of Nottingham
Current Institution: University of Nottingham
Date of Award: 2019
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In this thesis I offer a study of a metaphysical theory that has acquired popularity in recent years: dispositionalism. Dispositionalism is a non-reductive theory of physical modality, according to which the pattern of instantiation within the four-dimensional manifold is determined and explained by the modal nature of properties. I defend a version of dispositionalism based on the ontology of platonic universals, and I argue that dispositionalists must be platonic dispositionalists if they are to be dispositionalists at all.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: BD Speculative philosophy