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Studies in metaphysics

Author: Peter A French; Theodore Edward Uehling; Howard K Wettstein
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1979.
Series: Midwest studies in philosophy, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Electronic books - Philosophy
Electronic books - Social sciences
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A French; Theodore Edward Uehling; Howard K Wettstein
ISBN: 0816608873 9780816608874 0816608881 9780816608881
OCLC Number: 1035315052
Description: v, 445 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Universals / Peter Strawson --
Universals or family resemblances? / Richard E. Grandy --
Mind, brain, and causation / J.L. Mackie --
Causality, identity, and supervenience in the mind-body problem / Jaegwon Kim --
Cheap materialism / George Wilson --
Individualism and the mental / Tyler Burge --
Deviant causal chains / Christopher Peacocke --
Mind and change of mind / Annette Baier --
Why there are no people / Peter Unger --
On the logic of purpose / Roderick Chisholm --
Substance: the constitution of reality / P.M.S. Hacker --
Was Leibniz a relationist? / John Earman --
Two conceptions of surfaces / Avrum Stroll --
Indiscernibility principles / Richard Cartwright --
Rigid designation and informative identity sentences / Richard L. Mendelsohn --
Identity, properties, and causality / Sydney Shoemaker --
Anti-Essentialism / Robert Stalnaker. Contingent truths and possible worlds / Hidé Ishiguro --
The causal relation / Peter Achinstein --
Causality and the concept of a "thing" / Michael A. Slote --
The extensionality of causal contexts / Alexander Rosenberg & Robert M. Martin --
The extensionality of causal contexts: comments on Rosenberg and Martin / Lawrence Brian Lombard --
The concern to survive / David Wiggins --
Analyticity and apriority: beyond Wittgenstein and Quine / Hilary Putnam.
Series Title: Midwest studies in philosophy, v. 4.
Responsibility: editors, by Peter A. French, Theodore E. Uehling, Jr., Howard K. Wettstein.

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