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Classical and contemporary metaphysics

Richard T. De George

Classical and contemporary metaphysics

a source book.

by Richard T. De George

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


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Nathan Oaklander received his Ph. from the University of Iowa and currently serves as Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University Cited by: 1. Edward Feser is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, USA.

His many books include Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, Aquinas, and the edited volume Aristotle on Method and by: Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Aristotelian (or neo-Aristotelian) metaphysics is currently undergoing something of a renaissance.

This volume brings together fourteen new essays from leading philosophers who are sympathetic to this conception of metaphysics, which takes its cue from the idea that metaphysics is the first philosophy.5/5(2).

Michael J. Loux is Shuster Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is also editor of Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings, designed to accompany this textbook and also published by Routledge. Substance and Attribute () is one of the major metaphysics books of recent Size: 2MB.

VII. Fragments of various works such as dialogues on philosophy and literature; and of treatises on rhetoric, politics and Loeb Classical Library® edition of Aristotle /5(31). The first book I’m going to mention is by the philosopher who first taught me metaphysics — when I was an undergraduate in the s — the late E.J.

Lowe or Jonathan Lowe at Durham University. Long after he taught me, he wrote a wonderful book called A Survey of Metaphysics, which is. Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings is a grand tour of writings on these and other perplexing questions about the nature of the mind.

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The eighth edition Classical and contemporary metaphysics book nine new Brand: Oxford University Press. My anthology of articles in the philosophy of mind, Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings was published by Oxford University Press in This is a comprehensive collection that can be used in university courses at all levels (introductory, advanced undergraduate, graduate).

Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction. This Contemporary Introduction is for at students of metaphysics who have already done an introductory philosophy course. Michael J. Loux provides a fesh look as the central topics in metaphysics,rendering this essential reading for any student of the subject.

Introduction to Philosophy, 3/e is the most comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary philosophy available. Ideal for introductory philosophy courses, the third edition of this classic text now includes a general introduction and features eighteen selections new to this volume and an expanded glossary of philosophical terms/5.

A complete and self-contained introduction to metaphysics, this anthology provides an extensive and varied collection of fifty-four of the best classical and contemporary readings on the subject. The readings are organized into ten sections: Classical and contemporary metaphysics book, idealism and realism, being, universals and particulars, necessity and contingency, causation, space and time, identity, mind and body, and freewill.

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Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings: 2nd Edition (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy) Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings Philosophy ofFile Size: KB. Metaphysics. by Aristotle. Translated by W.

Ross. Book I. Part 1. ALL men by nature desire to know. An indication of this is the delight we take in our senses; for even apart from their usefulness they are loved for themselves; and above all others the sense of sight.

The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner.

The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each philosophic. This anthology provides an extensive and varied collection of the best classical and contemporary readings in metaphysics, as well as substantial editorial material, which set the extracts in context and guide the reader through them.

The book is divided into 10 sections, providing instructors with flexibility in designing and teaching a /5(8). This book gives a good introduction to contemporary neo-Aristotelean metaphysics as it is practiced in analytic departments.

It discusses the classic but still unresolved problem of universals, providing a detailed overview of realism and nominalism, two camps that continue to /5.

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A comprehensive introductory study of the key concepts and problems in traditional and contemporary metaphysics. Aune presents and defends a point of view that is naturalistic, nominalistic and pragmatic-an approach that has the overall advantage of providing a coherent, structured view.

This was the required reading for the course Reality, Being and Existence: an Introduction to Metaphysics that I took online through Oxford University's continuing education department. I didn't read the whole thing, but I read more than what was required for a couple of reasons.

This book is well formatted and laid out to make it as easy as possible to read, physically speaking/5. Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings My anthology of articles in the philosophy of mind, Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings was published by Oxford University Press in This is a comprehensive collection that can be used in university courses at all levels (introductory, advanced undergraduate, graduate).

The book includes both historical and contemporary readings in all areas of philosophy including metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and political philosophy.

It also includes important readings by female philosophers, something that is sadly lacking in most other introductory texts."--Aleksandar Pjevalica, The University of Texas at El Paso/5().

Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between potentiality and actuality.

The word "metaphysics" comes from two Greek words that, together, literally mean "after or behind or among [the study of] the natural". Metaphysics (Greek: τὰ μετὰ τὰ φυσικά; Latin: Metaphysica, lit: "the beyond the physical") is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name.

The principal subject is "being qua being," or being insofar as it is being. It examines what can be asserted about any being insofar as it is and not because of any.

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Edward Feser demonstrates a facility with both Scholastic and contemporary analytical concepts, and does much to span the divide between the two radical camps. His book continues to open up a space where real progress can be made not only in scholastic metaphysics, but metaphysics.

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