NOMINALISM

was primarily active during medieval philosophy with a belief that only concrete particulars have real substantial existence and the existence of universal qualities such as goodness and beauty.

NOMINALISM: "Nominalism believed in the existence of universal qualities which could be possessed by people, such as beauty."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NOMINALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nominalism/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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