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Ontology, modality & mind : themes from the metaphysics of E.J. Lowe

Author: Alexander Carruth; S C Gibb; John Heil
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book explores a range of traditional and contemporary metaphysical themes that figure in the writings of E.J. Lowe, whose powerful and influential work was still developing at the time of his death in 2015. Leading philosophers present new essays on topics to do with ontology, necessity, existence, and mental causation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Ontology, modality & mind.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1030591780
Named Person: E J Lowe; E J Lowe
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Carruth; S C Gibb; John Heil
ISBN: 9780191866807 0191866806 9780192516138 0192516132
OCLC Number: 1034603789
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
1. Metaphysics as the science of essence --
Part I : Categorical ontology --
2. Lowe, the primacy of metaphysics, and the basis of categorial distinction --
3. Existents and universals --
4. Whole, but not one --
Part II : Necessity and essence --
5. The impossiblity of natural necessity --
6. The epistemology of essence --
7. Essence and necessity --
8. Lowe's new ontological argument --
Part III : Mental Causation --
9. The ontology of E.J. Lowe's substance dualism --
10. Could mental causation be invisible?
Other Titles: Ontology, modality and mind
Responsibility: edited by Alexander Carruth, Sophie Gibb, and John Heil.

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