The Problem of Metaphysics

The Problem of Metaphysics

by D. M. MacKinnon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521110839
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/07/2009
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. 'Thrusting against the limits of language': an aspect of Plato's Republic; 3. Metaphysics and fact; 4. Empiricism: a note; 5. Ethics and metaphysics; 6. Parable, ethics and metaphysics I; 7. Parable, ethics and metaphysics II; 8. Return to Plato and Aristotle; 9. Empiricism and transcendence; 10. Miracle, irony, tragedy; 11. The transcendence of the tragic; 12. Ethics and tragedy; 13. The notion of presence; 14. Conclusion; Index of proper names.

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