Way Things Are: Basic Readings in Metaphysical Philosophy

Way Things Are: Basic Readings in Metaphysical Philosophy

by William R. Carter

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ISBN-13: 9780070101982
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/01/1997
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Introductory Essay, William R. Carter
PART II: IDENTITY
1. Of Personal Identity, David Hume
2. Of Identity and Diversity, John Locke
3. Of Identity, Thomas Reid
4. Rigid Designation, Hugh S. Chandler
5. Where Am I? Daniel C. Dennett
PART III: TIME
6. The Paradoxes of Time Travel, David K. Lewis
7. Time Without Change, Sydney Shoemaker
8. How Fast does Time Pass?, Ned Markosian
PART IV: EXISTENCE
9. Space, Time and Universals, Nicholas Wolterwstorff
10. Negative Existentials, Richard Cartwright
11. The Ontological Argument, William L. Rowe
12. The First Dialogue, George Berkeley
PART V: MIND AND BODY
13. On the Nature of the Human Mind, Rene Descartes
14. Body and Soul, Richard Swinburne
15. Conceivability and the Cartesian Argument for Dualism, James van Cleeve
16. An Argument for the Identity Theory, David K. Lewis
17. What Mary Didn't Know, Frank Jackson
18. Mental Events, Donald Davidson
PART VI: CAUSALITY AND FREE WILL
(and more...)

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