By William Sweet (auth.), William Sweet (eds.)
Today, while systematic philosophy - and cause itself - are challenged either outdoors of and inside philosophy, is it nonetheless attainable to do metaphysics? This quantity offers a extensive standpoint on modern methods to the character and the elemental questions of metaphysics. Drawing on students from continental Europe, Asia, Canada, the us, and nice Britain, and representing various philosophical cultures and traditions, this quantity surveys and extends paintings in metaphysics and its implications for broader philosophical issues (e.g., in ethics and social philosophy, in arithmetic and good judgment, and in epistemology). It additionally addresses such questions because the position of background and historicity in project metaphysics, the character of metaphysics, the concern of metaphysics over epistemology, and the demanding situations of empiricism and postmodernism.
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