Metaphysics: The Fundamentals [PDF]

Metaphysics: The Fundamentals [PDF]
Metaphysics: The Fundamentals by Robert C. Koons and Timothy Pickavance
2015 | PDF | 1.39MB

Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a systematic, comprehensive introductory overview of modern analytic metaphysics.

  • Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one of the most dynamic and often daunting sub- fields in contemporary philosophy
  • Introduces readers to the seminal works of contemporary and historic philosophers, including Descartes, Leibniz, Russell, David Lewis, Alvin Plantinga, Kit Fine, Peter van Inwagen, John Hawthorne and many others
  • Explores key questions while identifying important assumptions, axioms, and methodological principles
  • Addresses topics in ontology, modality, causality, and universals; as well as issues surrounding material composition, persistence, space, and time