The quality of being individual
It is the question of the particularity or " this-ness " (haecceitas, as Duns Scotus afterwards named it) that embarrasses the Scholastics.
particularity of place - and they are utterly inaccessible from inside a car or train.
rather than ethical; Clarke's view being that the apparently arbitrary particularity in the constitution of the cosmos is really only explicable by reference to creative free-will.
It is not needful to describe the conditions of medieval chivalry with great particularity of detail.
Walkerdine ' s (1988) concerns about the rational actor in the state who transcends particularity and contingency are well known.