By Robert C. Koons,Timothy Pickavance
Metaphysics: The Fundamentals provides readers with a scientific, finished introductory evaluate of recent analytic metaphysics.
- Presents an obtainable, up to date and broad-ranging survey of 1 of the main dynamic and sometimes daunting sub-fields in modern philosophy
- Introduces readers to the seminal works of latest and old philosophers, together with Descartes, Leibniz, Russell, David Lewis, Alvin Plantinga, equipment nice, Peter van Inwagen, John Hawthorne and lots of others
- Explores key questions whereas making a choice on vital assumptions, axioms, and methodological principles
- Addresses themes in ontology, modality, causality, and universals; in addition to matters surrounding fabric composition, endurance, area, and time
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Metaphysics: The Fundamentals (Fundamentals of Philosophy) by Robert C. Koons,Timothy Pickavance