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Contemporary metaphysics

an introduction

by Michael Jubien

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Publishers in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Jubien.
    SeriesContemporary philosophy, Contemporary philosophy (Cambridge, Mass.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD111 .J83 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1012262M
    ISBN 101557868581, 155786859X
    LC Control Number96052895

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Contents. 1 Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle; 2 Metaphysics: Book by Book analysis. Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, ba) The Book of.

Metaphysics, branch of philosophy whose topics in antiquity and the Middle Ages were the first causes of things and the nature of being. Later, many other topics came to be included under the heading ‘metaphysics.’ The set of problems that now make up the subject.

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