A commitment to return ‘in particular’ is a commitment to return something which does actually exist as an actual thing

A commitment to return ‘in particular’ is a commitment to return something which does actually exist as an actual thing

This obviously doesn’t mean that the original gold coins are literally eaten or melted down and destroyed by the borrower (although that could be the case in a mutuum loan of, say, food)

A personal commitment to return ‘in kind‘ is a commitment to return something which doesn’t actually exist as an actual thing: it is just abstractly a ‘thing‘ of such and such a kind. (mehr …)