Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction / Edition 3

Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction / Edition 3

by Michael Loux, Loux Michael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415401348

ISBN-13: 9780415401340

Pub. Date: 07/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third edition of the successful textbook provides a fresh look at key topics in metaphysics and includes two new chapters on time and causation.
Wherever possible, Loux links contemporary views to their

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Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third edition of the successful textbook provides a fresh look at key topics in metaphysics and includes two new chapters on time and causation.
Wherever possible, Loux links contemporary views to their classical sources in the history of philosophy. This new edition also keeps the user-friendly format, the chapter overviews summarizing the main topics and examples to clarify difficult concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415401340
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Series:
Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,069,064
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Problem of Universals. Metaphysical Realism 2. The Problem of Universals. Nominalism 3. Concrete Particulars. Substrata, Bundles and Substances 4. Propositions and their Neighbours 5. The Necessary and the Possible 6. Causation 7. The Nature of Time 8. Concrete Particulars 2: Persistence through Time 9. The Challenge of Anti-Realism Bibliography Index

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