In this fully revised and updated version of the highly successful first edition, Michael J. Loux provides a fresh look at the central topics in metaphysics rendering. _Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction_ is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third. Metaphysics: A contemporary introduction is for students who have already done an introductory philosophy course. Michael J. Loux provides a.

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My only real criticism of this book is that it over-simplifies some of the historical figures. The reader will gain a working vocabulary and a base from which future study in metaphysics will be greatly aided. Proceedings of the First An Essay concerning Human Enquiry: Shawn rated it liked it Jan 06, No trivia or quizzes yet. Over the last several decades, comic book superheroes have multiplied meatphysics, in the process, become Other big players in this field are Kit Fine and Ted Sider.

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Jan 14, Paul rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’d expect it to come up especially in a discussion of propositions. Excellent introduction; I’ve yet to be dissatisfied with Routledge’s Contemporary Introduction, a super readable work. Loux begins by explaining the nature of metaphysics as ontology, after which the book goes on to give detailed accounts of the problem of universals in two chaptersproblems involving the nature of concrete particulars, propositions, possible worlds and modality, and finally the problem of identity over time.

Apr 24, Ben Labelle added it. I know he expanded the book poux a revised edition, but have yet to read that one. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. William Rosenbach and Robert Taylor t have collected the latest essays to clearly communicate the contradictions I would go even farther and venture to say the neo-Aristotelian counter argument itself is faulty.


The Idea of Phenomenology. It’s tough to put a finger on it. Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics. The assumption is made that we have only our prephilosophical conception of the world, our intuitions, to rely on to decide what is good metaphysics and what is not.

Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction by Michael J. Loux

Of course, this is no fault of the book, since this has meetaphysics in the past years. As an experienced teacher of philosophy and an important contributor to recent debates, Loux has proved himself to be uniquely qualified to write a book of this kind.

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