This brief survey text contains a discussion of a number of representative metaphysical questions and some proposed resolutions to these questions. The author offers balanced arguments on debated topics and draws important connections between historical and contemporary work. It contains many concrete, interesting examples of abstract concepts--allowing students to more easily grasp the material.
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A concise explanation and discussion of the branch of philosophy that concerns the nature of the world we inhabitFrom the Inside Flap:
"This is a work of the highest quality It is lucid, spells out each position with readily comprehensible arguments, and manages in the process to effortlessly integrate the most current views with classical, historical material.... It is without doubt the best general introduction to current treatments of metaphysics I have seen. A first-rate book."
—Gerald Vision, Temple University
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110075574829