I'm trying to further define adjectives such as "beautiful" in an ontological sense.
Can adjectives which denote abstract OR concrete nouns, be concrete?
Can "beautiful" be an attribute, or is only "beauty" an attribute? (If anything else, what could it be?)
Is the ontology of adjectives dependent on their logic? (auto / hetero)
I would be very thankful for help with this.
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Thank you All for your replies!
I would like to use different types of adjectives to substitute nouns in a comedic peace (like in puns, where things adopt meaning of similar things), but since it would be 10 pages long, I'm afraid it would lose the funny silliness and be regarded as just to stupid!
I would like to use different types of adjectives: "dirty" (as in not clean) instead of "dirt", "one" (as in single) instead of "individual", and many others. I would also like to use phrases such as: "very nice", and "just awful"... However, they would all have to act as human-like, living, talking beings (and so nouns), with the attributes they themselves are describing. So for instance: "Blue" is angry, because he has a red rash...... Or: "Just awful" is doing fine and we all wish him a speedy recovery....
As someone without technical knowledge in Philosophy and Linguistics, I am wondering what argument (if any) I could use if it would be regarded to stupid merely because of the use of adjectives.
Thank you All for your consideration!