Nominalism (and realism) (6260 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

  • Hugo Keiper (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz )
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.


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’


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

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