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Introduction to Ontology

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ISBN-10: 0745652557

ISBN-13: 9780745652559

Edition: 2013

Authors: Nikk Effingham

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In this engaging and wide–ranging new book, Nikk Effingham provides an introduction to contemporary ontology – the study of what exists – and its importance for philosophy today. He covers the key topics in the field, from the ontology of holes, numbers and possible worlds, to space, time and the ontology of material objects – for instance, whether there are composite objects such as tables, chairs or even you and me. While starting from the basics, every chapter is up–to–date with the most recent developments in the field, introducing both longstanding theories and cutting–edge advances. As well as discussing the latest issues in ontology, Effingham also helpfully deals in–depth with…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 4/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Helen Beebee is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. She is the author of Hume on Causation, published by Routledge.Nikk Effingham is a Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Birmingham.Philip Goff is currently Research Fellow with the AHRC project �Phenomenal Qualitites� at the University of Hertfordshire.

The Basics
Possible Worlds
Material Constitution
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