Metaphysics: The Key Issues from a Realistic Perspective

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Prometheus Books, 2006 - Philosophy - 352 pages
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Presents key topics on the agenda of metaphysics such as the nature and rationale of existence, the differentiation of what is actual from the unreal and mere possibility, and the prospects and limits of our knowledge of the real.

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Contents

PREFACE
11
ON REALITY AND REALISM
17
Is Man the Measure?
24
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Nicholas Rescher (Pittsburgh, PA) is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh where he also serves as Co-Chair of the Center for Philosophy of Science. He is the author of more than a hundred books ranging over many areas of philosophy.

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