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Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings: 2nd Edition (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy)

 
 
 
 
Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings: 2nd Edition (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415962384
ISBN 10: 415962382
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2008-05-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 664
List Price: $48.95
 
 

Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on the major themes in Metaphysics. Chapters appear under the headings:

Universals

Particulars

Modality and Possible Worlds

Causation

Time

Persistence

Realism and Anti-Realism

Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay by the editor which guides students gently into each topic. Articles by the following leading philosophers are included:

Allaire, Anscombe, Armstrong, Black, Broad, Casullo, Dummett, Ewing, Heller, Hume, Kripke, Lewis, Mackie, McTaggart, Mellor, Merricks , Parfit, Plantinga, Price, Prior, Putnam, Quine, Russell, Smart, Swinburne, Taylor , Van Cleve, van Inwagen, Williams

Featuring a new section on causation, this new edition is highly accessible and provides a broad-ranging exploration of the subject. Ideal for any philosophy student, this reader will prove essential reading for any metaphysics course. The sections and selections of readings have been updated to complement Michael Loux’s textbook Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, third edition.