Universals

Some articles on universals, universal:

Relational Grammar - Universals
... of RG theory is a set of linguistic universals stated in terms of the numbered roles presented above ... Such a universal is the Stratal Uniqueness Law which states that there can be "at most one 1, 2, and 3 per stratum ...
Category Utility - Category "goodness": Models and Philosophy - What Makes A Good Category?
... there has been a tremendous fascination in philosophy with the nature of concepts and universals ... However, they remained in agreement that universals did indeed have a mind-independent existence ... therefore, always a fact to the matter about which concepts and universals exist in the world ...
Essence - Ontological Status
... beings acquire their essence through their relations to "Forms"—abstract universals logically or ontologically separate from the objects of sense perception ... According to nominalists (Roscelin of Compiègne, William of Ockham, Bernard of Chartres), universals aren't concrete entities, just voice's sounds there are only individuals "nam ... Universals are words that can to call several individuals for example the word "homo" ...
Fokker Universal - Operational History
... Whitney radial engine which proved to be reliable, the Universal became widely regarded as a good choice for small air carriers and operators ... seaplane equipped with floats or if fitted with skis, the Universal could be used on rough ice and snow surfaces ... An order for 12 Universals was placed by Western Canada Airways when its owner, James Armstrong Richardson, Sr ...
Cultural Universal
... A cultural universal (also called an anthropological universal or human universal), as discussed by Emile Durkheim, George Murdock, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Donald Brown and others, is an ... Taken together, the whole body of cultural universals is known as the human condition ... may deny the existence of cultural universals the extent to which these universals are "cultural" in the narrow sense, or in fact biologically inherited behavior is an issue of "nature ...

Famous quotes containing the word universals:

    The three main medieval points of view regarding universals are designated by historians as realism, conceptualism, and nominalism. Essentially these same three doctrines reappear in twentieth-century surveys of the philosophy of mathematics under the new names logicism, intuitionism, and formalism.
    Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)