What Is The Central Argument Against Real Universal

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Essay III: Option A Universals seek to answer the question of “One Over Many,” that is, how we identify and name two different objects or concepts. While real universals are useful to explain how we use words to describe complex sensual experiences, the argument has been made against the validity of universals. In this essay we will explore these arguments and the possibility of language functioning without them. The central argument against universals comes from the school of Dinnaga. The simplest stages of their argument boil down to the fact that universals cannot be ultimately real because they would have to be eternal, and no existing thing could be eternal (see proof Siderits 214). For example, in opposition with the Nyaya, to
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