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Metaphysics : A Very Short Introduction

Author: Stephen Mumford
Publisher: Oxford : OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2012.
Series: Very Short Introductions
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In this easy-to-understand introduction, Stephen Mumford explores one of the four main branches of philosophy: metaphysics. Using practical examples to explore the main issues, he presents the ideas  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mumford
ISBN: 9780199657124 0199657122
OCLC Number: 797002806
Contents: Introduction: What is an introduction?; 1. What is a table?; 2. What is a circle?; 3. Are wholes just sums of parts?; 4. What is a change?; 5. What is a cause?; 6. How does time pass?; 7. What is a person?; 8. What is possible?; 9. Is nothing something?; 10. What is metaphysics?; FURTHE READING: WHAT SHOULD YOU READ NEXT?; INDEX.
Series Title: Very Short Introductions
Responsibility: Stephen Mumford.
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It manages to be jargon-free without sacrificing rigour and complexity. Times Higher Education Supplement

 
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