An Introduction to Metaphysics (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy)

An Introduction to Metaphysics (Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy)

John W. Carroll


This ebook is an available advent to the important subject matters of latest metaphysics. It conscientiously considers bills of causation, freedom and determinism, legislation of nature, own id, psychological states, time, fabric items, and houses, whereas inviting scholars to mirror on metaphysical difficulties. The philosophical questions mentioned contain: What makes it the case that one occasion factors one other occasion? What are fabric gadgets? on condition that fabric items exist, do things like houses exist? What makes it the case individual may possibly exist at assorted instances? An advent to Metaphysics makes those difficult questions tractable via offering the positive factors and flaws of present makes an attempt to reply to them. meant essentially for college students taking a firstclass in metaphysics, this lucid and well-written textual content could additionally supply a very good advent for an individual attracted to understanding extra approximately this crucial quarter of philosophy.

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