Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics

Contemporary Aristotelian Metaphysics TUOMAS E. (POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, University of Helsinki) Tahko

Aristotelian (or neo-Aristotelian) metaphysics is currently undergoing something of a renaissance. This volume brings together fourteen essays from leading philosophers who are sympathetic to this conception of metaphysics, which takes its cue from the idea that metaphysics is the first philosophy. The primary input from Aristotle is methodological, but many themes familiar from his metaphysics will be discussed, including ontological categories, the role and interpretation of the existential quantifier, essence, substance, natural kinds, powers, potential, and the development of life. The volume mounts a strong challenge to the type of ontological deflationism which has recently gained a strong foothold in analytic metaphysics. It will be a useful resource for scholars and advanced students who are interested in the foundations and development of philosophy.
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ISBN
9781107666443
Uitgever
Cambridge University Press
Druk
1e
Datum
21-11-2013
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
0
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Filosofie

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