New Essays in Metaphysics

New Essays in Metaphysics

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This volume displays fifteen of the many lively options in the field of metaphysics. The authors, having finished their formal education in the 1960s or later, belong to the generation of philosophers whose rebellion was against those who thought they saw metaphysics in the grand sense to be passe or impossible. The authors also share a commitment to the importance of metaphysics for the social and cultural life of our time. Despite the diversity of argued opinions on the fundamental array of metaphysical topics, these essays display the zest of a reborn enterprise, at once appropriating a rich and honorable past and moving into new areas only recently thought illegitimate for philosophy.To dismiss such an act as a€œmere instinctaquot; seems to me to beg the substantial questions of agency and moral considerability, and ... Reason and Morality ( Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978); Human Rights: Essays on justification andanbsp;...

Title:New Essays in Metaphysics
Author:Robert Cummings Neville
Publisher:SUNY Press -


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