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Attribute (philosophy): word for an ascribed property (i.e. habitually associated with an object). Not identical with the property.
 
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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Attributes HC I 184
Attribute / Hughes / Cresswell: two-place relation: "x has the attribute y" -. PC parallel to the set theory - N.B.: two attributes are identical only if they apply necessarily to the same individuals - the sets are identical even at random identity of the elements.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28