Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics

Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics

by D. M. Armstrong
     
 

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David Armstrong sets out his metaphysical system in a set of concise and lively chapters each dealing with one aspect of the world. He begins with the assumption that all that exists is the physical world of space-time. On this foundation he constructs a coherent metaphysical scheme that gives plausible answers to many of the great problems of metaphysics. He gives…  See more details below

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David Armstrong sets out his metaphysical system in a set of concise and lively chapters each dealing with one aspect of the world. He begins with the assumption that all that exists is the physical world of space-time. On this foundation he constructs a coherent metaphysical scheme that gives plausible answers to many of the great problems of metaphysics. He gives accounts of properties, relations, and particulars; laws of nature; modality; abstract objects such as numbers; and time and mind.

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ISBN-13:
9780191615429
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
07/29/2010
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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David Armstrong was Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney until his retirement in 1992

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