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A World of States of Affairs


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April 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Offers a comprehensive system of analytical metaphysics, argued from a distinctive philosophical perspective.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction; 2. Some preliminary doctrines; 3. Properties I; 4. Properties II; 5. Powers and dispositions; 6. Relations; 7. Particulars; 8. States of affairs; 9. Independence; 10. Modality; 11. Numbers; 12. Classes; 13. Totality states of affairs; 14. Singular causation; 15. Laws I; 16. Laws II; 17. The unity of the world.

Pressestimmen

'Thanks to Armstrong's excellent book, we know much better than before what lies ahead if we choose truthmaking and forsake combinatorialism.' David Lewis, Times Literary Supplement 'A World of States of Affairs is not only a fitting summation of Armstrong's contribution to metaphysics over the last twenty years, it is also an important contribution to the contemporary debate.' Mind 'The Armstrong approach to metaphysics is presented clearly and comprehensively.' Philosophy
EAN: 9780521589482
ISBN: 0521589487
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Philosoph'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1997
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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