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  • D. M. Armstrong
Part of the Australasian Studies in History and Philosophy of Science book series (AUST, volume 5)

Abstract

John Forge rejects the view that a quantity is a certain kind of property, one admitting of degrees. This view he calls realism about quantities. However, his own view, which he attributes a little uncertainly to Brian Ellis, might be described as a moderate realism about quantities.

Keywords

Extensive Property Mass Property Scientific Realism Proper Part Extensive Quantity 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Armstrong
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  1. 1.University of SydneyAustralia

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