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The Problem of Metaphysics

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The Problem of Metaphysics by D.M. Mackinnon
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Metaphysics is usually taken to be that part of analytical philosophy which offers an account of the most basic and persuasive concepts we use, an inventory and analysis of such fundamental structural features of our world as existence, substance, change and quality. But there is a revisionary as well as a descriptive metaphysics. Some philosophers and theologians have sought to reach beyond these familiar conceptual categories and to extend the scope of human understanding and language. What sort of an intellectual enterprise would that be, and what sort of facts, truths or understanding could it yield? Professor MacKinnon devotes this book to a study of these questions - the nature and possibility of a revisionary metaphysics.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
184
Dimensions
140x216x11
ISBN-13
9780521110839
Product ID
2970512

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