Axiomatic Formal Ontology / Edition 1

Axiomatic Formal Ontology / Edition 1

by Uwe Meixner, U. Meixner
     
 

ISBN-10: 079234717X

ISBN-13: 9780792347170

Pub. Date: 08/31/1997

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Axiomatic Formal Ontology is a fairly comprehensive systematic treatise on general metaphysics. The axiomatic method is applied throughout the book. Its main theme is the construction of a general non-set-theoretical theory of intensional entities. Other important matters discussed are the metaphysics of modality, the nature of actual existence, mereology and…  See more details below

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Axiomatic Formal Ontology is a fairly comprehensive systematic treatise on general metaphysics. The axiomatic method is applied throughout the book. Its main theme is the construction of a general non-set-theoretical theory of intensional entities. Other important matters discussed are the metaphysics of modality, the nature of actual existence, mereology and the taxonomy of entities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792347170
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
08/31/1997
Series:
Synthese Library Series, #264
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
IThe Ontology of States of Affairs23
IIOntology of Properties and Mereology131
IIIFull Ontology Limited to Properties of Individuals219
IVUniversal Intensional Ontology299
Epilogue323
AppendixPrinciples, Proofs and Definitions325
Index of Subjects379
Index of Names388
Literature390

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