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TitleMetaphysics : the big questions
Author edited by Peter van Inwagen and Dean W. Zimmerman
Imprint Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2008
Edition 2nd, rev. & expanded ed
Descript xx, 633 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


Introduction: what is metaphysics? -- Holes / David Lewis and Stephanie Lewis -- On what there is / W. V. O. Quine -- Beyond being and nonbeing / Roderick M. Chisholm -- Universals: an excerpt from The Problems of Philosophy / Bertrand Russell -- Universals as attributes: an excerpt from Universals: an Opinionated Introduction / David M. Armstrong -- Universals and resemblances: chapter 1 of Thinking and Experience / H. H. Price -- The elements of being / D. C. Williams -- The identity of indiscernibles / Max Black -- Distinct indiscernibles and the bundle theory / Dean W. Zimmerman -- Time: an excerpt from The Nature of Existence / J. MCT. E. McTaggart -- McTaggart's arguments against the reality of time: an excerpt from Examination of McTaggart's Philosophy / C. D. Broad -- The notion of the present / A. N. Prior -- Changes in events and changes in things / A. N. Prior -- The general problem of time and change: an excerpt from Scientific Thought / C. D. Broad -- The myth of passage / D. C. Williams -- Some free thinking about time / A. N. Prior -- The fourth dimension: an excerpt from The Ambidextrous Universe / Martin Gardner -- Incongruent counterparts and higher dimensions / James Van Cleve -- The traditional conception of space, and the principle of extensive abstraction: an excerpt from Scientific Thought / C. D. Broad -- Achilles and the tortoise / Max Black -- A contemporary look at Zeno's paradoxes: an excerpt from Space, Time, and Motion / Wesley C. Salmon -- Grasping the infinite / Jose A. Benardete -- The paradoxes of time travel / David Lewis --


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