Oxford Studies in Metaphysics

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Zusatztext does great work in rejuvenating philosophical debate! bringing to the attention of the wider field work done in debates that are too often in danger of being pursued in separate ivory towers! and indeed! engaging with disciplines beyond philosophy 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. This fifth volume is largely focused on the metaphysics of time! with sections on time travel; persistence through time; and time! space! and location. Anyone who wants to know what's happening in metaphysics can start here. Zusammenfassung Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. This fifth volume is largely focused on the metaphysics of time, with sections on time travel; persistence through time; and time, space, and location. Anyone who wants to know what's happening in metaphysics can start here.

does great work in rejuvenating philosophical debate, bringing to the attention of the wider field work done in debates that are too often in danger of being pursued in separate ivory towers, and indeed, engaging with disciplines beyond philosophy

Autorentext
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. This fifth volume is largely focused on the metaphysics of time, with sections on time travel; persistence through time; and time, space, and location. Anyone who wants to know what's happening in metaphysics can start here.



Inhalt

TIME TRAVEL, A LA VAN INWAGEN; 1. Changing the Past; 2. Can a Souffle Rise Twice? Van Inwagen's Irresponsible Time-travellers; 3. Van Inwagen on Time Travel and Changing the Past; PERSISTENCE THROUGH TIME; 4. Location and Perdurance; 5. Coinciding Objects and Duration Properties: Reply to Eagle; 6. Duration in Relativistic Spacetime; 7. Strange Kinds, Familiar Kinds, and the Charge of Arbitrariness; 8. Many as One; TIME, SPACE, AND LOCATION; 9. Extrinsic Temporal Metrics; 10. Parthood and Multi-Location; THE METAPHYSICS OF SOUNDS; 11. Constructing a Theory of Sounds; 12. Hearing Sounds; 13. What Sounds Are; 14. Sounds and Temporality

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Oxford Studies in Metaphysics
Untertitel
Volume 5 Volume 5
Autor
EAN
9780199575794
ISBN
0199575797
Format
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Herausgeber
Oxford University Press(UK)
Anzahl Seiten
336
Gewicht
450g
Größe
H216mm x B140mm x T19mm
Jahr
2010
Untertitel
Englisch
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