Tonight's philosophy group August Meetup topic: the problem of universals

From: David V.
Sent on: Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:12 PM
I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/ExaminedLife/calendar/10894226/

When: August 20,[masked]:00 PM

Where:
Half-Price Books
5803 E. Northwest Hwy.
Dallas, TX 75231
[masked]

What is the relation between concepts (and words) and the things they refer to in reality?

Readings:

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/universals-medieval/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Problem_of_universals
http://www.friesian.com/universl.htm
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/concepts/
http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/concepts.html
http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/definitions.html

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