Noûs 36 (3):436–464 (2002)

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Agustin Rayo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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The aim of this essay is to show that the subject-matter of ontology is richer than one might have thought. Our route will be indirect. We will argue that there are circumstances under which standard first-order regimentation is unacceptable, and that more appropriate varieties of regimentation lead to unexpected kinds of ontological commitment.
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