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Reading Metaphysics

Selected Texts with Interactive Commentary (Reading Philosophy)

by Julian Dodd

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Free Will & Determinism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHelen Beebee (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8405560M
    ISBN 101405123672
    ISBN 109781405123679


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Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction (Scholastic Editions – Editiones Scholasticae Book 39) - Kindle edition by Feser, Edward. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction (Scholastic Editions – /5(39). SparkNotes: Aristotle: Metaphysics. Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world.

Topics of metaphysical Reading Metaphysics book include existence, objects and their properties, space and time, cause and effect, and possibility.

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 very lucid and detailed.

An Introduction to Metaphysics (Heidegger) – This is the correct English title of the book; see this link--Relisted. Armbrust The Homunculus1 May (UTC)24 April (UTC). Support Introduction to Metaphysics (book) per WP:NCBOOKSBDD2 May (UTC)(edit conflict)While technically Bergson's eponymous work is an essay, I'm not.

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Taken from eBooks Schuon http. Contents. 1 Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle; 2 Metaphysics: Book by Book analysis. Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, b.

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Med. Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on major themes in Metaphysics. Chapters appear under the headings: Universals, Particulars, Modality and Possible Worlds, Causation, Time and Realism and Anti-realism.

The book is highlyaccessible and user-friendly and provides a broad-ranging 3/5(1). Get this from a library. Reading metaphysics: selected texts with interactive commentary. [Helen Beebee; Julian Dodd;] -- A student-friendly collection of key contemporary texts in metaphysics, this title introduces readers to the perennial problems of metaphysics and the ways that different analytic philosophers have.

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Michael J. Loux provides a fresh look at the central topics in metaphysics, making this essential reading for any student of the subject. This third edition is revised and updated and includes.

Book XII, on the other hand, is usually considered the culmination of Aristotle's work in metaphysics, and in it he offers his teleological system. Before he draws any grand conclusions, he begins with the idea of substance, of which there are three kinds: changeable and perishable (e.g., plants and animals), changeable and eternal (e.g.

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. Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a scientific, full introductory overview of fashionable analytic metaphysics. Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one of in all probability probably the most dynamic and typically daunting sub-fields in trendy philosophy Introduces readers to the seminal works of trendy and historic philosophers, along.

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A summary of Metaphysics: Books Alpha to Epsilon in 's Aristotle (– B.C.). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Aristotle (– B.C.) and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. 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. This fully revised and updated version of the highly successful first edition includes a brand new chapter on the.

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18 PM. Although The Expansion of Metaphysics is systematic in its breadth, this book is not an attempt to augur a new groundwork for a complete philosophical system. Rather, Vető's metaphysics seeks to locate a veritable ontology of novelty, searching the cracks and fissures which have largely been left behind in the preponderance of postmodernism in.

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Download: A text-only version is available for download. Metaphysics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. Ross: Table of Contents Book I: Part 1 "ALL men by nature desire to know. An indication of this is the delight we take in our senses.

Arthur Madigan presents a clear, accurate new translation of the third book (Beta) of Aristotle's Metaphysics, together with two related chapters from the eleventh book (Kappa).Madigan's accompanying commentary gives detailed guidance to these texts, in which Aristotle sets out what he takes to be the main problems of metaphysics or 'first philosophy' /5(3).

“Reading Metaphysics is the perfect hybrid of an attentively edited anthology and a lucidly instructive textbook. Instead of overwhelming us with dozens of selections, the editors have expertly chosen a small number of contemporary readings, thus giving readers the time to probe deeply into the selected topics and, more importantly, the time.

The Metaphysics View larger image. By: Aristotle. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center. Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that Pages:   Scholastic metaphysics provides the alternative to rebellion in the theoretical register.

My survey of Dr. Feser’s book above highlighted one section where he derived from his metaphysics a method for investigating essences; in effect, when applied to the realm of the human essence, this is the foundation of accurate ethical theory.

Abstract: This paper was chosen by The Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best articles appearing in print in Reprinted in Volume XXIII of The Philosopher’s Annual. In his very influential book David Chalmers argues that if physicalism is true then every positive truth is a priori entailed by the full physical description – this is called ‘the a priori entailment thesis.

Vos' book has its issues, but to not even glance at it, while also not reading Scotus, is absurd. Perhaps even worse for Feser's purposes is the absence of Wolter's The Transcendentals and their Function in the Metaphysics of Duns Scotus, which is short, not too difficult, and (I suspect) might have been revelatory.

I could go on and on, but. Scholastic Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction provides an overview of Scholastic approaches to causation, substance, essence, modality, identity, persistence, teleology, and other issues in fundamental metaphysics.

The book interacts heavily with the literature on these issues in Brand: editiones scholasticae. In this video, Professor Thorsby gives a close reading of Aristotle's Metaphysics Book VII. Aristotle, Metaphysics ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book section: Hence Heinze proposed reading.

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Aristotle / Metaphysics Book XII (Λ), Chapters [1] Part of the job of reading Aristotle is reading and re-reading till one reaches only a satisfactory understanding of what is ultimately being said.

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Once past this introduction, this forthcoming book from Feser is likely to become the primary recommendation. Edward Feser, Scholastic Metaphysics, Editiones Scholasticae. (ISBN ). The following three books give excellent presentations of the range of Aristotle’s philosophy.

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Download: A text-only version is available for download. Metaphysics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. D. Ross: Table of Contents Book III: Part 1 " "WE must, with a view to the science which we are seeking.metaphysics (mĕtəfĬz´Ĭks), branch of philosophy concerned with the ultimate nature of perpetuates the Metaphysics of Aristotle, a collection of treatises placed after the Physics [Gr.

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