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Metaphysics

Metaphysics - 4th edition

Metaphysics - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780135678190

ISBN10: 0135678196

Metaphysics by Richard Taylor - ISBN 9780135678190
Edition: 4TH 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Metaphysics by Richard Taylor - ISBN 9780135678190

ISBN13: 9780135678190

ISBN10: 0135678196

Edition: 4TH 92

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Summary

This classic, provocative introduction to classical metaphysical questions focuses on appreciating the problems, rather than attempting to proffer answers.

Helps readers learn to think for themselves as they examine such perplexing topics as the existence of God, space and time, freedom, fatalism, death, and causation.

Demonstrates how some of the problems of metaphysics arise from certain habits of thought.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Need for Metaphysics.

2. Persons and Bodies.

3. Interactionism.

4. The Mind as a Function of the Body.

5. Freedom and Determinism.

6. Fate.

7. Space and Time.

8. The Relativity of Time and Space.

9. Temporal Passage.

10. Causation.

11. God.

12. Polarity.

13. Metaphysics and Meaning.