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Things : papers on objects, events, and properties

Author: Stephen Yablo
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of 12 essays on identity, essence, causation, properties, ontology, and metaontology, with an emphasis on the metaontology of abstract objects. Almost all of Yablo's published work on these topics is collected here, along with the previously unpublished 'Carving Content at the Joints'.
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Yablo, Stephen.
Things : papers on objects, events, and properties.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)559785708
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Yablo
ISBN: 9780191594274 019159427X
OCLC Number: 669248463
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Identity, essence, and indiscernibility --
Intrinsicness --
Cause and essence --
Advertisement for a sketch of an outline of a prototheory of causation --
Does ontology rest on a mistake? --
Apriority and existence --
Go figure : a path through fictionalism --
Abstract objects : a case study --
The myth of the seven --
Carving content at the joints --
Non-catastrophic presupposition failure --
Must existence-questions have answers?
Responsibility: Stephen Yablo.

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