Abstract particulars  

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Abstract particulars are metaphysical entities which are both abstract objects and particulars.


Individual numbers are often classified as abstract particulars because they are neither concrete objects nor universals — they are particular things which do not themselves occur in space or time. Tropes are another example of entities cited as abstract particulars.


The concept of "abstract particularity" (abstrakte Besonderheit) was introduced in philosophy by G. W. F. Hegel.

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