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Essentialism: the view that objects have some of their properties necessarily. See also essence, necessity de re, necessity, contingency, properties, actualism, possible worlds.
 
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Rorty, Richard
 
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Richard Rorty
Essentialism I 295
First dogma / Quine / Rorty: "essentialism": the idea that one might, by determining the nature of the issue in question, between the thing that was talked about earlier, and distinguish what is said about it - which is not possible - second dogma: that a neutral observation language for verification / falsification was possible. (It is not).

Ro I
R. Rorty
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997

Ro II
R. Rorty
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000

Ro III
R. Rorty
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992

Ro IV
R. Rorty
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993

Ro V
R. Rorty
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998

Ro VI
R. Rorty
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30