Studies in Metaphysics

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Peter A. French, Theodore Edward Uehling, Howard K. Wettstein
U of Minnesota Press, 1979 - Philosophy - 445 pages

Studies in Metaphysics was first published in 1979. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.

 

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Contents

Universals Peter Strawson
3
Universals or Family Resemblances? Richard E Grandy
11
Mind Brain and Causation J L Mackie
19
Causality Identity and Supervenience
31
Cheap Materialism George Wilson
51
Individualism and the Mental Tyler Burge
73
Deviant Causal Chains Christopher Peacocke
123
Mind and Change of Mind Annette Baier
157
Indiscernibility Principles Richard Cartwright
293
Rigid Designation and Informative
307
Identity Properties and Causality Sydney Shoemaker
321
AntiEssentialism Robert Stalnaker
343
Contingent Truths and Possible Worlds Hide Ishiguro
357
The Causal Relation Peter Achinstein
369
Causality and the Concept of a Thing Michael A Slote
387
The Extensionality of Causal Contexts Alexander Rosenberg and
401

Why There Are No People Peter Unger
177
On the Logic of Purpose Roderick Chisholm
223
The Constitution of Reality P M S Hacker
239
Was Leibniz a Relationist? John Earman
263
Two Conceptions of Surfaces Avrum Stroll
277
Comments on Rosenberg and Martin Lawrence Brian Lombard
409
The Concern to Survive David Wiggins
417
Beyond
423
Notes on Contributors
443
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Howard K. Wettstein is professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside.

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