What is a Law of Nature? (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy)

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What is a Law of Nature? This is a study of a crucial and controversial topic in metaphysics and the philosophy of science: the status of the laws of nature. D. M. Armstrong works out clearly and in comprehensive detail a largely original view that laws are relations between properties or universals. The theory is continuous with the views on universals and more generally with the scientific realism that Professor Armstro... Full description

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'[A] splendid and stimulating ... book. If disputable, it is also comprehensive, clear, concise, fair to opponents and full of good, original arguments. All future work on laws starts here.' D. H. Mellor, The Times Literary Supplement

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D. M. Armstrong's original work on what a law of nature is continues to be illuminating for metaphysicians and philosophers of science alike. Presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, and with a specially commissioned new preface, this influential work is now available for a new generation of readers.

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