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An Introduction to Metaphysics

Author: Martin O Vaske
Publisher: Chicago : Muriwai Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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SUGGESTED READINGS; V-Final and Exemplary Causes; A. DETERMINATION OF ACTION (FINALITY); B. INTENTIONAL ORDER; C. MODE OF INFLUENCE; D. APPETITE, TENDENCY, FINALITY; E. FINALITY OF NATURE PRESUPPOSES INTENTIONAL ORDER; F. CHANCE EVENTS; G. EXEMPLARY CAUSE; H. CAUSES IN GENERAL; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; VI-The Primary Cause; A. KNOWLEDGE OF CAUSES THROUGH EFFECTS; B. NO INFINITE SERIES OF EXISTENT I ALLY
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vaske, Martin O.
An Introduction to Metaphysics.
Chicago : Muriwai Books, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin O Vaske
ISBN: 9781789126327 1789126320
OCLC Number: 1110485306
Description: 1 online resource (228 pages)
Contents: Intro; TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; I-Existents; A. THINGS EXIST; B. MAN'S INITIAL KNOWLEDGE OF BEING; C. MEANING OF "TO BE" (esse); D. "BEING" (ens) AS ATTRIBUTIVE NOUN; E. THE SCIENCE OF BEING AS BEING; F. FIRST PRINCIPLES CONCERNING BEING; G. ANALOGY OF BEING; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; II-Changing; Existents; A. CHANGE IN GENERAL; B. ACCIDENTAL CHANGE; C. SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; III-Participating, Multiple, Limited Existents; A. FACT OF PARTICIPATION; B. PARTICIPATION IMPLIES LIMITATION; C. LIMITATION BY POTENCY; D. PERFECTION AND LIMITATION IN EXISTENTIAL ORDER E. PERFECTION AND LIMITATION IN (SUBSTANTIAL) ESSENTIAL ORDERF. PERFECTION AND LIMITATION IN ACCIDENTAL ORDER; G. ANALOGY OF POTENTIAL-ACTUAL PRINCIPLES; H. REAL DISTINCTION BETWEEN POTENTIAL-ACTUAL PRINCIPLES; I. ACT AND POTENCY ENCOMPASS BEING; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; IV-Efficient Causes; A. CAUSE vs. OCCASION, CONDITION, ANTECEDENT; B. EFFICIENT CAUSES OF CHANGE; C. EFFICIENT CAUSE OF BE-ING; D. GENERAL PRINCIPLE OF EFFICIENT CAUSALITY; E. INFLUENCE OF EFFICIENT CAUSE; F. UNIVOCAL AND ANALOGOUS EFFICIENT CAUSES; G. ACTIVITY FOLLOWS UPON BE-ING; H. INSTRUMENTAL EFFICIENT CAUSES E. EXISTENCE OF PRIMARY EXEMPLARF. ANALOGY OF PARTICIPATION BETWEEN CREATURES AND GOD; G. SECONDARY CAUSES ARE TRUE CAUSES; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; VII-The Transcendental Properties; A. TRANSCENDENTAL PROPERTIES; B. EVERY BEING IS A UNIT ("ONE"); C. EVERY BEING IS TRUE; D. EVERY BEING IS GOOD; E. EVERY BEING IS BEAUTIFUL; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; VIII-Categories of Limited Being; A. CATEGORIES IN GENERAL; B. SUBSTANCE; C. INDIVIDUATION OF CORPOREAL SUBSTANCES; D. SUPPOSIT AND PERSON; E. ACCIDENTS IN GENERAL; F. QUANTITY AND QUALITY; G. RELATIONS; H. ACCIDENTS INVOLVING RELATION

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SUGGESTED READINGS; V-Final and Exemplary Causes; A. DETERMINATION OF ACTION (FINALITY); B. INTENTIONAL ORDER; C. MODE OF INFLUENCE; D. APPETITE, TENDENCY, FINALITY; E. FINALITY OF NATURE PRESUPPOSES INTENTIONAL ORDER; F. CHANCE EVENTS; G. EXEMPLARY CAUSE; H. CAUSES IN GENERAL; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; VI-The Primary Cause; A. KNOWLEDGE OF CAUSES THROUGH EFFECTS; B. NO INFINITE SERIES OF EXISTENT I ALLY SUBORDINATED PROPER CAUSES; C. EXISTENCE OF PRIMARY EFFICIENT CAUSE; D. EXISTENCE OF PRIMARY FINAL CAUSE; Therefore, There Must Exist a Primary Intellect

SUGGESTED READINGS; IX-Analogy of Being-a Summary; A. PROBLEM OF ANALOGY OF BEING; B. ANALOGOUS PREDICATION OF "BEING"; C. NOT BY ANALOGY OF EXTRINSIC ATTRIBUTION; D. NOT BY ANALOGY OF METAPHORICAL PROPORTIONALITY; E. ANALOGY OF PROPER PROPORTIONALITY (Between Limited Beings); F. ANALOGY OF PROPORTIONALITY WITHIN LIMITED BEING; G. ANALOGY OF PROPORTION OF INTRINSIC PRINCIPLES TO "TO BE"; H. ANALOGY BETWEEN EFFECTS AND (SOME) CAUSES; I. ANALOGY BETWEEN CREATURES AND GOD; SUMMARY; SUGGESTED READINGS; REQUEST FROM THE PUBLISHER

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