Metaphysics : An Introduction, Paperback / softback Book


Metaphysics: An Introduction combines comprehensive coverage of the core elements of metaphysics with contemporary and lively debates within the subject.

It provides a rigorous and yet accessible overview of a rich array of topics, connecting the abstract nature of metaphysics with the real world.

Topics covered include: Basic logic for metaphysicsAn introduction to ontologyAbstract objectsMaterial objectsCritiques of metaphysicsFree willTimeModalityPersistenceCausationSocial ontology: the metaphysics of race This outstanding book not only equips the reader with a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals of metaphysics but provides a valuable guide to contemporary metaphysics and metaphysicians.

Additional features such as exercises, annotated further reading, a glossary, and a companion website will help students find their way around this subject and assist teachers in the classroom.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 310 pages, 30 Line drawings, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology
  • ISBN: 9780415640756



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