Kotzee, Ben and Smit, J.P. (2009) Why Hobbits cannot exist. Think 8 (21), pp. 29-36. ISSN 1477-1756.Full text not available from this repository.
Kotzee and Smit explain why, if unicorns don't exist, then they could not possibly have existed. In fact, even if horned horses were discovered somewhere, they would not necessarily be unicorns. The key to understanding why this is so lies in understanding how so-called natural kind terms function.
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|Date Deposited:||31 Jan 2012 14:29|
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