On 11/8/2012 6:43 AM, Roger Clough wrote:
So how does Platonia's perfect necessary classes restrain or
contain this world of contingency ? Or does it ?
That is exactly my question! How does Platonism show the contingent
to be necessary? As far as I have found, it cannot show necessity of the
contingent. In the rush to define the perfect, all means to show the
necessity of contingency was thrown out. This is why I propose that we
define existence as necessary possibility; we have contingency built
into our ontology in that definition. ;-)
Roger Clough, rclo...@verizon.net
"Forever is a long time, especially near the end." -Woody Allen
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Time: 2012-11-07, 13:19:38
Subject: Re: Communicability
On 11/7/2012 5:52 AM, Stephen P. King wrote:
Again: we are still left without an explanation as to how the accidental
coincidence of a Platonic Truth and an actual fact of the world occurs.
Why do you write 'accidental'? Platonia is our invention to describe classes
of facts by abstracting away particulars.
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