Re: I am a realist rather than a nominalist because universal gravity exists.

2012-11-12 Thread Craig Weinberg
On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 8:32:27 AM UTC-5, rclough wrote: Physics thus tells us that a falling tree will make a sound even if nobody is there to witness the event. Just the opposite. Physics tells us that sound is an experience for subjects who have some kind of ear. Without that,

I am a realist rather than a nominalist because universal gravity exists.

2012-11-06 Thread Roger Clough
Hi Alberto G. Corona If there are physical laws in the universe, such as gravity, quantum mechanics and electromagnetism, as well as dark energy, these laws must be universal or else there would be chaos. There could be no science. That fact refutes the nominalist position that universals do