skip to content
Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology.

Author: Stephen Hetherington
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Series: Blackwell philosophy anthologies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Metaphysics and Epistemology: A Guided Anthology presents a comprehensive introductory overview of key themes, thinkers, and texts in metaphysics and epistemology. Presents a wide-ranging collection of carefully excerpted readings on metaphysics and epistemologyOffers insightful commentary to introduce and inter-link the themes of each selection Blends classic and contemporary works to reveal the historical  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hetherington, Stephen.
Metaphysics and Epistemology : A Guided Anthology.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hetherington
ISBN: 9781118660461 1118660463 9781118660348 111866034X 1299939244 9781299939240
OCLC Number: 852758030
Notes: Value Naturalism.
Description: 1 online resource (658 pages).
Contents: Cover; Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies; Title page; Copyright page; Source Acknowledgments; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The Philosophical Image; 1 Life and the Search for Philosophical Knowledge; Book V; Book VII; 2 Philosophical Questioning; The Value of Philosophy; 3 Philosophy and Fundamental Images; I. The Philosophical Quest; II. The Manifest Image; III. Classical Philosophy and the Manifest Image; IV. The Scientific Image; V. The Clash of the Images; VII. Putting Man into the Scientific Image; 4 Philosophy as the Analyzing of Key Concepts; Analytical Philosophy. Note5 Philosophy as Explaining Underlying Possibilities; Coercive Philosophy; Philosophical Explanations; Explanation versus Proof; Philosophical Pluralism; Part II: Philosophical Images of Being; How Is the World at all Physical?; 6 How Real Are Physical Objects?; Appearance and Reality; 7 Are Physical Objects Never Quite as They Appear To Be?; 8 Are Physical Objects Really Only Objects of Thought?; Note; 9 Is Even the Mind Physical?; The Concept of a Mental State; The Problem of the Secondary Qualities; Note; 10 Is the Physical World All There Is?; I. The Knowledge Argument for Qualia. II. The Modal ArgumentIII. The "What is it like to be" Argument; IV. The Bogey of Epiphenomenalism; Notes; How Does the World Function?; 11 Is Causation Only a Kind of Regularity?; Of the Idea of Necessary Connexion; Note; 12 Is Causation Something Singular and Unanalyzable?; Notes; How Do Things Ever Have Qualities?; 13 How Can Individual Things Have Repeatable Qualities?; 14 How Can Individual Things Not Have Repeatable Qualities?; I. Nominalism versus Realism; II. Varieties of Nominalism; III. Can Predicates Determine Properties?; IV. Predicate Nominalism and Two Infinite Regresses. V. Predicates and Possible PredicatesVI. Predicate Nominalism and Causality; Note; References; How Are There Any Truths?; 15 Do Facts Make True Whatever Is True?; 16 Are There Social Facts?; Social and Institutional Reality; Observer-Dependency and the Building Blocks of Social Reality; A Simple Model of the Construction of Institutional Reality; The Example of Money; How Institutional Reality Can Be So Powerful; 17 Is There Only Personally Decided Truth?; How Is There a World At All?; 18 Has the World Been Designed by God?; 19 Is God's Existence Knowable Purely Conceptually?; Chapter II. Chapter IIIChapter IV; Chapter V; Chapter XV; Chapter XX; Chapter XXII; A Reply to the Foregoing by a Certain Writer On Behalf of the Fool; A Reply to the Foregoing by the Author of the Book in Question; 20 Has This World Been Actualized by God from Among All Possible Worlds?; 21 Does This World Exist Because It Has Value Independently of God?; The Riddle of Existence; Optimalism and Evaluative Metaphysics; Axiological Explanation: How Optimalism Works; The Problem of How Value can have Explanatory Efficacy: Overcoming Some Objections; The Value Efficacy Objection and the Theological Aspect.
Series Title: Blackwell philosophy anthologies.

Abstract:

Metaphysics and Epistemology: A Guided Anthology presents a comprehensive introductory overview of key themes, thinkers, and seminal texts in metaphysics and epistemology. The author offers a  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

?This is an excellent anthology. It combines a wide range of readings on the central and lasting questions of metaphysics and epistemology. The selections are imaginative and in many cases unusual, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/852758030> # Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "852758030" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=644415";'" ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988194> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85084286> ; # Metaphysics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Topic/philosophy_metaphysics> ; # PHILOSOPHY--Metaphysics
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1018304> ; # Metaphysics
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/110/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85072732> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/234538437> ; # Stephen Hetherington
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "Metaphysics and Epistemology: A Guided Anthology presents a comprehensive introductory overview of key themes, thinkers, and texts in metaphysics and epistemology. Presents a wide-ranging collection of carefully excerpted readings on metaphysics and epistemologyOffers insightful commentary to introduce and inter-link the themes of each selection Blends classic and contemporary works to reveal the historical development and present directions in the fields of metaphysics and epistemology Provides succinct entries that serve to extract the essentia."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies; Title page; Copyright page; Source Acknowledgments; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: The Philosophical Image; 1 Life and the Search for Philosophical Knowledge; Book V; Book VII; 2 Philosophical Questioning; The Value of Philosophy; 3 Philosophy and Fundamental Images; I. The Philosophical Quest; II. The Manifest Image; III. Classical Philosophy and the Manifest Image; IV. The Scientific Image; V. The Clash of the Images; VII. Putting Man into the Scientific Image; 4 Philosophy as the Analyzing of Key Concepts; Analytical Philosophy."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1357794343> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Miscellanea"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Series/blackwell_philosophy_anthologies> ; # Blackwell philosophy anthologies.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#CreativeWork/metaphysics_and_epistemology_a_guided_anthology> ;
    schema:name "Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology."@en ;
    schema:productID "852758030" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/852758030#PublicationEvent/hoboken_wiley_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Agent/wiley> ; # Wiley
    schema:url "https://libproxy.library.unt.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=644415";" ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=1230222> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1230222> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=644415> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=1230222> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=1230222> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=525175> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1230222> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781299939240> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118660348> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118660461> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/852758030> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Series/blackwell_philosophy_anthologies> # Blackwell philosophy anthologies.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/852758030> ; # Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology.
    schema:name "Blackwell philosophy anthologies." ;
    schema:name "Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#Topic/philosophy_metaphysics> # PHILOSOPHY--Metaphysics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "PHILOSOPHY--Metaphysics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85072732> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85084286> # Metaphysics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Metaphysics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1018304> # Metaphysics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Metaphysics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/988194> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/234538437> # Stephen Hetherington
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hetherington" ;
    schema:givenName "Stephen" ;
    schema:name "Stephen Hetherington" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1357794343#CreativeWork/metaphysics_and_epistemology_a_guided_anthology>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Metaphysics and Epistemology : A Guided Anthology." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/852758030> ; # Metaphysics and Epistemology : a Guided Anthology.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118660348>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "111866034X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118660348" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118660461>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118660463" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118660461" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781299939240>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1299939244" ;
    schema:isbn "9781299939240" ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=1230222>
    rdfs:comment "(access limited to Benedictine University patrons)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.