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Concept Formation (Part II)

Continuing his discussion of the Objectivist theory of concepts, Binswanger provides a more extensive treatment of conceptual common denominators and explains the “some but any” principle and the principle of unit-economy. The lesson then focuses on how concepts function and why they are a necessity in human cognition.

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Harry Binswanger
Harry Binswanger

Harry Binswanger is the author of How We Know and is coeditor of the second edition of Ayn Rand’s Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. He serves on the Ayn Rand Institute’s board of directors.

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