This, it is true, proceeds at the occasion of observations (i.e. in the context of relevant sensory observations), but in what way this ' standing for ' exactly proceeds, i.e. in what way a real contact with the extramental things is accomplished -- I mean in what way an impression of an object on the senses is ' translated ' into a concept -- Nominalism does not decide. In fact it does not postulate any direct correspondence between sensory impression and concept.
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