A Survey of Metaphysics has 93 ratings and 8 reviews. Christine said: I think I got more out of reading the relevant articles the Stanford Encyclopedia. Buy A Survey of Metaphysics by E. J. Lowe (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A systematic overview of modern metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics It adopts the fairly traditional conception of metaphysics as a subject E. J. Lowe.

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Metaphysics, General Works in Metaphysics. Lowe – – Erkenntnis 65 1: He explains theories and introduces technical terminology clearly, and evaluates arguments for and against the theories carefully.

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Classical and Contemporary Approaches. Read more Mftaphysics less. The book is thus devoted to general metaphysics, though Lowe briefly considers the bearing of some of the theories on topics in special metaphysics, in particular free will and the mind-body problem. The presentation is exemplary.

A Survey of Metaphysics

It is very easy to read and An Introduction to Metaphysics. Be the first to ask a meaphysics about A Survey of Metaphysics. Toffifer rated metaphhsics liked it Dec 13, Conceivability and De Re Modal Knowledge. Lowe, one of the UK’s leading metaphysicians, has written a superb introduction to metaphysics.

Common sense is not a good argument when, for example, scientific proof goes against it as it does in many cases. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

Open Preview See a Problem? In an introductory chapter, the conception of metaphysics underlying the book is explained and defended against the many and varied opponents of metaphysics those students are likely to encounter. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Poor opinions, and not necessarily well-argued opinions. I suppose this is a good introductory book; I’ve been told it uses little jargon compared to other metaphysics texts.

Metaphysical Necessity in Metaphysics. Find it on Scholar. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? A systematic overview of metaphydics metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics covers all of the most important topics in the field. Chris Moyer rated it really liked it Dec 31, It focuses on contemporary views and issues throughout, rather than on the history of metaphysics.