Southwest Philosophy Review 30 (1):177-185 (2014)

Justin Remhof
Old Dominion University
The paper responds to a common charge against constructivism about objects, the view that all objects are essentially socially constructed. The objection is that constructivism is false because there must exist unconstructed objects for there to be constructed objects. I contend that the worry is unsound because whatever exists fully independently of our activities cannot be an object.
Keywords metaphysics  material objects  constructivism  conventionalism
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DOI 10.5840/swphilreview201430117
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