Metaphysics Classic and Contemporary Readings

ISBN-10: 0534641342
ISBN-13: 9780534641344
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
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Description: One of the most acclaimed introductions to Metaphysics in recent history, Hoy and Oaklander's METAPHYSICS: CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY READINGS--now, by popular demand, in a second edition--continues to provide teachers and students with a balanced  More...

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List price: $167.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/27/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

One of the most acclaimed introductions to Metaphysics in recent history, Hoy and Oaklander's METAPHYSICS: CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY READINGS--now, by popular demand, in a second edition--continues to provide teachers and students with a balanced approach of both classic and contemporary voices. Using time as a unifying theme and constantly examining the interplay between scientific development and philosophical thinking, METAPHYSICS presents readings that have been especially chosen for their accessibility to undergraduates and provides them with exceptionally deep coverage of a crucial set of metaphysical topics.

Parmenides: Being is Not Temporal
Wesley C. Salmon: A Contemporary Exposition of Zeno's Paradoxes
Aristotle: Time is a Measure of Change
St. Augustine: What is Time?
Isaac Newton: Time is Absolute
Henri Bergson: Time is the Flux of Duration
John M. E. McTaggart: Time is Not Real
Donald C. Williams: the Myth of Passage
D. H. Mellor: McTaggart, Fixity and Coming True
John Perry: Time, Consciousness and the Knowledge Argument. Further Reading
Plato: Phaedo
Aristotle: On Substance
Thomas Hobbes: of Identity and Diversity
John Locke: of Identity and Diversity
Thomas Reid: of Identity and on Mr. Locke's The ory of Personal Identity
David Hume: of Identity and Personal Identity
Roderick M. Chisholm: Problems of Identity
David Armstrong: Identity Through Time
John Perry: the Bodily The ory of Personal Identity, the Third Night from A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality
Derek Parfit: Personal Identity
Jennifer Whiting: Friends and Future Selves
Thomas Nagel. the Self as Private Object. Further Reading
Aristotle: On the Soul
RenT Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy
Franz Brentano: the Distinction Between Mental and Physical Phenomena
Daniel C. Dennett: Intentional Systems
Ruth Garrett Millikan: Biosemantics
David M. Armstrong: the Nature of Mind
Hilary Putnam: Philosophy and Our Mental Life
Thomas Nagel: What is It Like to Be a Bat?
Frank Jackson: Epiphenomenal Qualia
Paul Churchland: Reduction, Qualia, and the Direct Inspection of the Brain
John Searle: Reductionism and the Irreducibility of Consciousness
Patricia Smith Churchland: Dualism and the Arguments against Neuroscientific Progress. Further Reading
Aristotle: Fatalism, Voluntary Action, and Choice
L. Nathan Oaklander: Freedom and the New The ory of Time
Thomas Aquinas: Whether The re is Anything Voluntary In Human Acts?
St. Augustine: God's Foreknowledge and Human Freedom
William L. Rowe: Predestination, Divine Foreknowledge, and Human Freedom
David Hume: On Liberty and Necessity
Thomas Reid: of the Liberty of Moral Agents
George E. Moore: Free Will
Roderick M. Chisholm: Human Freedom and the Self
Harry Frankfurt: Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility
Robert Kane: Responsibility, Luck, and Chance: Reflections on Free Will and Indeterminism
Daniel C. Dennett: A Hearing for Libertarianism
Robert Brandom: Freedom and Constraint by Norms. Further Reading
Aquinas: Five Ways
Rene Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy, Meditations III, IV and V
William Rowe: the Cosmological Argument
Bruce Russell and Stephen Wykstra: the "Inductive" Argument From Evil: A Dialogue
Phillip Quinn: Creation, Conservation and the Big Bang
Adolf Grnnbaum: The ological Misinterpretations of Current Physical Cosmology. Further Reading
Knowing Reality
Berkeley: A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Understanding
Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Charles Sanders Peirce: the Fixation of Belief and How to Make our Ideas Clear
Wilfrid Sellars: Philosophy and the Scientific Image of Man
Willard V. O. Quine: Ontological Relativity
Richard Rorty: the World Well Lost
William Alston: Yes, Virginia, The re is a Real World
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