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Sketch for a systematic metaphysics

Author: D M Armstrong
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Armstrong sets out his metaphysical system in a set of concise and lively chapters each dealing with one aspect of the world. On the basis of the assumption that all that exists is the physical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D M Armstrong
ISBN: 9780199590612 0199590613 9780199655915 019965591X
OCLC Number: 770836145
Notes: Properties. Relations. States of affairs. Laws of nature. Reaching to dispositionalism. Particulars. Truthmakers. Possibility, actuality, necessity. Limits. Absences. The rational disciplines : logic and mathematics. Numbers. Classes. Time. Mind
Description: xi, 125 s. ; 21 cm
Contents: Properties --
Relations --
States of affairs --
Laws of nature --
Reaching to dispositionalism --
Particulars --
Truthmakers --
Possibility, actuality, necessity --
Limits --
Absences --
The rational disciplines : logic and mathematics --
Numbers --
Classes --
Time --
Mind.
Responsibility: D.M. Armstrong

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