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Relative identity

Griffin, Nicholas John

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The work defends a theory of relative identity roughly similar to Geach's. It is held that statements of the form 'a is the same as b' are incomplete until a general noun is specified after 'same'; and that items which are identical with respect to one general noun may be distinct with respect to another. These theses are referred to respectively as (D) and (R). Chapter One contrasts the theory of absolute identity with theories of relative identity, places the latter in their historical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10438

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