Metaphysics: The Fundamentals

Metaphysics: The Fundamentals

ISBN: 1405195738

ISBN 13: 9781405195737

Publication Date: January 20, 2015

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Pages: 280

Format: Paperback

Authors: Robert C. Koons, Timothy Pickavance

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Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a systematic, comprehensive introductory overview of modern analytic metaphysics.

Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one of the most dynamic and often daunting sub-fields in contemporary philosophy Introduces readers to the seminal works of contemporary and historic philosophers, including Descartes, Leibniz, Russell, David Lewis, Alvin Plantinga, Kit Fine, Peter van Inwagen, John Hawthorne and many others Explores key questions while identifying important assumptions, axioms, and methodological principles Addresses topics in ontology, modality, causality, and universals; as well as issues surrounding material composition, persistence, space, and time

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