Oxford Studies in Metaphysics
Edited by Dean W. Zimmerman
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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics by Dean W. Zimmerman
Book DescriptionOxford Studies in Metaphysics is a major new series dedicated to the timely publication of new work in this highly fertile field of philosophy. The subject is broadly construed, taken to include not only perennially central topics (modality, ontology, and mereology; metaphysical theories of causation, laws of nature, persistence through time, and time itself; and realism and anti-realism in the many senses of these terms); but also the rich clusters of metaphysical questions that open up within other subfields, such as philosophy of mind and philosophy of science (questions about supervenience and materialism, the nature of qualia, mental causation, metaphysical implications of relativity and quantum physics, mereological theories of biological species, and so on). Besides independent essays, volumes will often contain a critical essay on a recent book, or a symposium that allows participants to respond to one another's criticisms and questions. Each future volume shall also include an essay by the winner of the Oxford Studies in Metaphysics younger scholar award, a prize inaugurated with this first issue.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199267736
(216mm x 139mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dean W. Zimmerman
Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, Hardback (February 2017)
Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. Much of the most interesting work in philosophy today is metaphysical in character: this series is a much-needed focus for it.
Metaphysics, Paperback (February 2008)
This extensively revised and expanded edition of van Inwagen and Zimmerman's popular collection of readings in metaphysics now features twenty-two additional selections, new sections on existence and reality, and an updated editorial commentary.
Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics, Hardback (December 2007)
In a series of thought-provoking and original essays, eighteen leading philosophers engage in head-to-head debates of nine of the most cutting edge topics in contemporary metaphysics.
Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics, Paperback (September 2005)» View all books by Dean W. Zimmerman
Contains essays about 'what there is': what kinds of things there are, and what relations hold among entities falling under various categories. This title discusses topics as identity, modality, time, causation, persons and minds, freedom, and vagueness. It is designed as a reference for students and academics across the philosophical spectrum.
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