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Quiddity and haecceity as distinct forms of essentialism

  • Bruce Hood (a1)

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Psychological essentialism operates in two realms that have consequences for our attitudes towards groups and individuals. Although essentialism is more familiar in the context of biological group membership, it can also be evoked when considering unique artefacts, especially when they are emotionally significant items.

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Quiddity and haecceity as distinct forms of essentialism

  • Bruce Hood (a1)

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