Is nominalism wrong?


It seems that nominalism has got much negative comments in Catholic philosophy. So, is nominalism wrong? If so, what is wrong with it?


Please enlighten me, what is nominalism?


Underspecified question. What do you mean by nominalism? As far as I’m concerned, the realism/nominalism dispute makes little sense. Everyone believes that real things exist; the only question is which objects count as real. Nominalism about organisms is an interesting and controversial view, which I think is false.


Nominalism was always a kind of caricature.

Christi pax.


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