|Title: ||Universals of Law and of Fact|
|Authors: ||Ramsey, Frank Plumpton|
|Keywords: ||Laws of nature|
|Issue Date: ||1978|
|Publisher: ||Routledge & Kegan Paul|
|Citation: ||Ramsey, F. P. 'Law and Causality: A. Universals of Law and of Fact', in F. P. Ramsey: Foundations: Essays in Philosophy, Logic, Mathematics and Economics, edited by D. H. Mellor, Routledge & Kegan Paul, pp. 128-32.|
|Abstract: ||The article argues that universals of law, i.e. the laws of nature, are the general axioms of a deductive system of all knowledge, and their deductive consequences. Universals of fact are generalisations deducible from these together with particular facts.|
|Description: ||This file contains a photograph of Ramsey's original manuscript, written in March 1928. It is republished in F. P. Ramsey: Philosophical Papers, edited by D. H. Mellor, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, ch. 7A, pp. 140-4. A PDF file of the manuscript is made available here by permission of the University of Pittsburgh, who hold the copyright until it expires in 2028.|
|Appears in Collections:||Frank Plumpton Ramsey|
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