From an Ontological Point of View
By (author) John Heil
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From an Ontological Point of View by John Heil
Book DescriptionIs the world hierarchically arranged, incorporating 'levels' of reality? What is the nature of objects and properties? What does 'realism' about ordinary objects or states of mind demand? When an assertion is true, what makes it true? Are natural properties best regarded as qualities or powers or some combination of these? What are colours? What explains the 'projective' character of intentionality? What is the nature of consciousness, and what relation do conscious experiences bear to material states and processes? From an Ontological Point of View endeavours to provide answers to such questions through an examination of ground-floor issues in ontology. The result is an account of the fundamental constituents of the world around us and an application of this account to problems dominating recent work in the philosophy of mind and metaphysics. The book, written in an accessible, non-technical style, is intended for non-specialists as well as seasoned
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199286980
(233mm x 157mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 13-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Heil
Universe as We Find it, Paperback (April 2015)
What does reality encompass? Is it exclusively physical, or does it include mental and 'abstract' aspects? What are the elements of being, reality's raw materials? John Heil offers stimulating answers to these questions framed in terms of a comprehensive metaphysics of substances and properties inspired by Descartes, Locke, and their successors.
From an Ontological Point of View, Hardback (May 2003)
In 'From an Ontological Point of View', John Heil discusses such issues as whether the world includes levels of reality; the nature of objects and properties; the demands of realism; what makes things true; qualities, powers, and the relation these bear to one another.
Mental Causation, Paperback (April 1995)» View all books by John Heil
A collection of specially-written essays by philosophers who approach the problem of mental causation from widely divergent perspectives. Each contributor defends a particular conception of the mind and its place in nature.
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