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Metaphysics and the representational fallacy

Author: Heather Dyke
Publisher: New York ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this refreshingly original and accessible investigation into the nature of metaphysics, Heather Dyke argues that for too long philosophy has suffered from a language fixation. Where this language fixation leads philosophers to reason badly, she calls it the "representational fallacy". She illustrates the various ways it can lead philosophers astray and argues that metaphysics can be better done without it. She  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Metaphysics and the representational fallacy.
New York ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(OCoLC)989691051
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Dyke
ISBN: 9780415956697 0415956692 9780203933718 0203933710
OCLC Number: 123485289
Description: xii, 186 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Email and ethics : style and ethical relations in computer-mediated communication / Emma Rooksby --
Causation and laws of nature / Max Kistler --
Internalism and epistemology : the architecture of reason / Timothy McGrew and Lydia McGrew --
Einstein, relativity, and absolute simultaneity / edited by William Lane Craig and Quentin Smith --
Epistemology modalized / Kelly Becker --
Truth and speech acts / Greimann & Siegwart --
Fiction, narrative, and knowledge : a sense of the world / edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer, and Luca Pocci --
A pragmatist philosophy of democracy communities of inquiry / Robert B. Talisse --
Aesthetics and material beauty : aesthetics naturalized / Jennifer A. McMahon --
Aesthetic experience / edited by Richard Shusterman and Adele Tomlin --
Real essentialism / David S. Oderberg --
The analytic turn in philosophy : analysis in early analytic philosophy and phenomenology / edited by Michael Beaney --
Metaphysics and the representational fallacy / Heather Dyke.
Series Title: Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy, 13.
Responsibility: [edited by] Heather Dyke.
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An investigation into metaphysics: its aims, scope, methodology and practice. It argues that metaphysics should take itself to be concerned with investigating the fundamental nature of reality, and  Read more...

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