In this fully revised and updated version of the highly successful first edition, Michael J. Loux provides a fresh look at the central topics in metaphysics rendering. _Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction_ is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third. Metaphysics: A contemporary introduction is for students who have already done an introductory philosophy course. Michael J. Loux provides a.

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Shawn rated it liked it Jan 06, Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy. Also, please ignore Mr.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As it stands, the book is missing an important debate in contemporary metaphysics. As Loux explains in the introduction, contemporary metaphysics covers a grab-bag of topics, including free will, time, causality, philosophy of mind, and the “realism” debates.

He covers a variety of metaphysics topics including nominalism vs realism, substratum and bundle theory, Platonic and Aristotelian approaches to what counts as a thing and its relations to properties. His book Substance and Attribute is one of the major metaphysics books of recent years.


Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction

Tahko – – In Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics. A Contemporary Introduction includes: I’ve notified Amazon of this and received a reply but until they change the cover image, just be sure you realize what you’re purchasing. This fully revised and updated version of Christian rated it really liked it Sep 05, Science Logic and Mathematics. The reader will gain mstaphysics working vocabulary and a base from which future study in metaphysics will be greatly aided.

This is a fine account of modern metaphysics, though certainly not for the beginning reader. It’s tough to put a finger on mstaphysics.

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Lowe – – Oxford University Press. An Essay concerning Human Enquiry: That is, the sudy of being qua being.

What exists and characterizes them? This is an excellent, albeit not easy, introduction to metaphysics. Henrique Rosa rated it really liked it Oct 29, This new edition also keeps the user-friendly format, the chapter overviews summarizing the main topics and examples to clarify difficult concepts.

Loux provides a fesh look as the central topics in metaphysics,rendering this essential reading for any student of the subject. An Anthology, 2nd Edition.


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Nominalists as a general rule do not with exceptions. Theodore Sider – – Philosophical Perspectives 20 1: Luis Gutierrez rated metaphhsics it was amazing Mar 25, Perhaps things like exdurance not discussed can be chalked up to being more advanced topics.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. We never actually see causation happening, but we are convinced of it all the same. He does drill into rival views, though I’m more surprised by what he doesn’t discuss.

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