What Is This Thing Called Metaphysics?
Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)
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Description: Why is there something rather than nothing? Does God exist? Who am I? Metaphysics is concerned with ourselves and reality, and the most fundamental questions regarding existence. This clear and accessible introduction covers the central topics in Metaphysics in a concise but comprehensive way. Brian Garrett discusses the crucial concepts in a highly readable manner, easing the reader in with a look at some important philosophical problems. He addresses key areas of metaphysics: God Existence Modality Universals and Particulars Facts Paradoxes of Material Constitution Causation Time Free Will Personal Identity TruthThis second edition has been thoroughly revised. As well as new sections on modality and truth, there are two new chapters on facts and material constitution.What is this thing called Metaphysics? contains many helpful student-friendly features. Each chapter concludes with a useful summary of the main ideas discussed, a glossary of important terms, study questions, annotated further reading, and a guide to web resources. Text-boxes provide bite-sized summaries of key concepts and major philosophers, and clear and interesting examples are used throughout.
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List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/23/2011
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall