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Nominalism, Realism, Conceptualism I. Introduction: The problem of
Nominalism. Page 1. 6/27/2008.
Constructive Empiricism And Modal Nominalism
Getting Realistic about Nominalism
Indispensability arguments and instrumental nominalism¦
Jun 26, 2011 2 A naive formulation of instrumental nominalism. 4. 3 The way of the 5 Primitive modality and instrumental nominalism.
The Essentialist Nominalism of John Buridan

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The Gold Standard and Fiat Currency: Metalism vs. Nominalism, Part One
By L. Randall Wray Last week I asserted that coins have never been a form of commodity money; rather they have always been the IOUs of the issuer. Essentially, a gold coin is just the state's IOU that happens to have been stamped on gold.
Nothing can deny the truth
Some Western media have talked about a "superstition" they call nominalism. Many politicians and owners of large media groups believe that if they say or write something, it will really happen. They call it "narratives".
Zimbabwe! Weimer Republic! How Modern Money Theory Replies to Hyperinflation
In truth, coins usually circulated far above metallic value, at a nominal value proclaimed by the Sovereign (this is termed “nominalism”—the Sovereign set the nominal value through proclamation, just like today's pennies that are worth a cent).

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Nominalism in Metaphysics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Feb 11, 2008 Nominalism comes in at least two varieties. In one of them it is the rejection of abstract objects; in the other it is the rejection of universals.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nominalism, Realism, Conceptualism
The theories that have been proposed as solutions of the problem of universals.
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nominalism (philosophy) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

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