Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 4

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Informationen zum Autor Dean W. Zimmerman is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University! New Jersey. Klappentext Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. A special feature of this volume is an unpublished paper on nominalism by W. V. Quine! arguably the most influential figure in philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. It is accompanied by five specially commissioned commentaries. Zusammenfassung Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. A special feature of this volume is an unpublished paper on nominalism by W. V. Quine, arguably the most influential figure in philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. It is accompanied by five specially commissioned commentaries.

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Dean W. Zimmerman is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. A special feature of this volume is an unpublished paper on nominalism by W. V. Quine, arguably the most influential figure in philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. It is accompanied by five specially commissioned commentaries.



Inhalt

I. QUINE'S 1946 LECTURE ON NOMINALISM: A SYMPOSIUM; 1. Nominalism; 2. Quine and Tarski on Nominalism; 3. Cats, Dogs, and So On; 4. Quine's Lecture on Nominalism From the Perspective of a Nominalist; 5. A World of Concrete Particulars; 6. Quine's 1946 Lecture on Nominalism; II. SOME PRINCIPLES CONCERNING DEPENDENCE AND NECESSITY; 7. Ceteris Absentibus Physicalism; 8. Truthmakers and Predication; 9. On Locating Composite Objects; III. GUNK AND BLOBS; 10. Gunk, Topology and Measure; 11. The Structure of Gunk: Adventures in the Ontology of Space; 12. Beware the Blob: Cautions for Would-Be Metaphysicians

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Titel
Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 4
Autor
EAN
9780199542994
ISBN
0199542996
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
OUP Oxford
Anzahl Seiten
334
Gewicht
422g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T18mm
Jahr
2008
Untertitel
Englisch
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