EJ LOWE A SURVEY OF METAPHYSICS PDF

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Taudal Thanks for telling us about the problem. A systematic overview of modern metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics covers all of the most important topics in the field. Jonathan LoweE. Feb 22, Christine rated it did not like it Shelves: A systematic overview of modern metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics covers all of the most important topics in the field.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Science Logic and Mathematics. Haberman, Peter Matthews Wright Rob Elisher rated it liked it Mar 06, Anna rated it liked it Nov 22, Lowe is a philosopher of the first order and here he shows that he can also distill the essence of his discipline for mass consumption. If you read just one book in metaphysics this one may be your best bet.

On the other hand, the introduction and the way it builds understanding are to be praised. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It covers the nature of metaphysics, particulars, universals, modality, causation, and tense, among other topics. I have read a couple of introductory textbooks on metaphysics, and this one stands up as good. Leslie Stevenson, David L.

The book is divided into six main parts, each relatively self-contained, focusing in turn on the following major themes: Qualitative change and the doctrine of temporal parts 4.

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The book is thus devoted to general metaphysics, though Lowe briefly considers the bearing of some of the theories on topics in special metaphysics, in particular free will and the mind-body problem. He explains theories and introduces technical terminology clearly, and evaluates arguments for and against the theories carefully.

Emily rated it surgey was amazing Feb 18, An Introduction to Epistemology. Sep 10, Daniel rated it it was amazing. Lowe is one of the finest and most original of contemporary metaphysicians, and his introduction is recommended highly.

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EJ LOWE A SURVEY OF METAPHYSICS PDF

A Survey of Metaphysics E. Lowe E. Lowe is a leading contemporary metaphysician making this a well-informed and reliable guide to important recent developments in the subject Offers comprehensive coverage of the subject and will serve well as the single core text for almost any metaphysics course The survey is fully up-to-date with emphasis on contemporary views and issues enabling students to engage effectively with the latest literature on the subject Provides an extensive bibliography of publications, most of which are recent, making this a very useful reference for further study A Survey of Metaphysics E. Lowe Description A Survey of Metaphysics provides a systematic overview of modern metaphysics, covering all of the most important topics likely to be encountered on a metaphysics course. The conception of metaphysics underlying the book is the fairly traditional and widely-shared one that metaphysics deals with the deepest questions that can be raised concerning the fundamental structure of reality as a whole. The book is divided into six main parts, each relatively self-contained, focusing in turn on the following major themes: identity and change, necessity and essence, causation, agency and events, space and time, and universals and particulars.

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