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The Continuum companion to metaphysics

Author: Neil A Manson; Robert W Barnard
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2012.
Series: Continuum companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to metaphysics, a key area of contemporary philosophy. It covers the fundamental questions asked by metaphysics. It explores issues pertaining to personal identity, God,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil A Manson; Robert W Barnard
ISBN: 9780826440617 0826440614
OCLC Number: 798393849
Description: viii, 335 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert W. Barnard --
Research problems and methods / Amie L. Thomasson --
Modality / Tony Roy --
Universals and abstract objects / Roy T. Cook --
Naturalism and physicalism / D. Gene Witmer --
Mind / Thomas W. Polger --
Material constitution / Stephan Blatti --
Endurantism and perdurantism / Nikk Effingham --
Personal identity / David B. Hershenov --
Free will / Kevin Timpe --
God / Graham Oppy --
New directions in metaphysics / Tony Roy and Matthew Davidson.
Series Title: Continuum companions.
Other Titles: Companion to metaphysics
Responsibility: edited by Neil A. Manson, Robert W. Barnard.

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