Edu talk:Universal

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  • Is the source of the items under #1 on the main 'Universal' page the same, i.e. 'The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy'?
   ** common names (p.128)
   ** names rather than entities in their own right (p.474 'nominalism').
   ** are terms invented by the mind to talk about similarities (p.475)
   ** Something is universal if it pertains to all members of a class or is unlimited, such as a universal law. [...] A universal expresses abstract features, such as justice, beauty, wisdom, and goodness (p.714 'universal')