Nominalism (and realism)

(6540 words)
  • Hugo Keiper (Department of English, University of Graz)

Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

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General theoretical, typological and system(at)ic backgrounds and implications

Historical aspects: (1) The historical reconstruction and development of nominalism (and realism)

Historical aspects: (2) The origin(s), historical development and import of ‘the debate’

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Nominalism is a fundamental doctrine, position or notion in philosophy, semiotics, …

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Citation:
Keiper, Hugo. "Nominalism (and realism)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 September 2010
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