Re: the two questions
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 16:20:53 GMT
"Brian Selzer" <brian_at_selzer-software.com> wrote in message news:R%W2j.71504$YL5.33622_at_newssvr29.news.prodigy.net...
> Each individual that existed, exists, or can exist has a property that
> distinguishes it from all other individuals that existed, exist or can
> exist; so, yes, there is a property that the caterpillar and butterfly
> share. The problem is: I don't think haecceity can be observed directly.
> If one were able to examine the history of the butterfly, one should be
> to determine that it coincides with the history of the caterpillar--up to
> the point of the initial snapshot. The problem is: I don't think history
> can appear in a snapshot.
I think we have had this discussion before, Brian. It might have been last year at Marienbad. Received on Tue Nov 27 2007 - 17:20:53 CET