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Northern European Journal of Philosophy

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Too Many Dispositional Properties

Tobias Hansson1

1University of Lund.

Citation Information: SATS. Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 37–42, ISSN (Online) 1869-7577, ISSN (Print) 1600-1974, DOI: 10.1515/SATS.2006.37, March 2010

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This paper identifies an overdetermination problem faced by the nonreductive dispositional property account of disposition ascriptions. Two possible responses to the problem are evaluated and both are shown to have serious drawbacks. Finally it is noted that the traditional conditional analysis of disposition ascriptions escapes the original difficulty.

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