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Classifying Reality
     

Classifying Reality

by David S. Oderberg (Editor), Stephen Boulter, E. J. Lowe, D. H. Mellor, Rosenbrant
 

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Distinguished metaphysicians examine issues central to the high-profile debate between philosophers over how to classify the natural world, and discuss issues in applied ontology such as the classification of diseases.

  • Leading metaphysicians explore fundamental questions related to the classification and structure of the natural world
  • An

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Distinguished metaphysicians examine issues central to the high-profile debate between philosophers over how to classify the natural world, and discuss issues in applied ontology such as the classification of diseases.

  • Leading metaphysicians explore fundamental questions related to the classification and structure of the natural world
  • An essential commentary on issues at the heart of the contemporary debate between philosophy and science
  • Interweaves discussion of overarching themes with detailed material on applied ontology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118508350
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/06/2013
Series:
Ratio Special Issues Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
136

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Meet the Author

David S. Oderberg is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK. He is the author or editor of several books in metaphysics and moral philosophy, and has contributed numerous journal articles on metaphysics, moral philosophy, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, and other topics. Professor Oderberg’s texts on Moral Theory and Applied Ethics were both published by Blackwell in 2000, while his most recent book, Real Essentialism (2007), sets out a neo-Aristotelian system of metaphysics.

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