Read e-book online An Introduction to Metametaphysics (Cambridge Introductions PDF

By Tuomas E. Tahko

How will we come to understand metaphysical truths? How does metaphysical inquiry paintings? Are metaphysical debates enormous? those are the questions which represent metametaphysics. This ebook, the 1st systematic scholar creation devoted to metametaphysics, discusses the character of metaphysics - its technique, epistemology, ontology and our entry to metaphysical wisdom. It offers scholars with an organization grounding within the fundamentals of metametaphysics, masking a wide diversity of subject matters in metaontology comparable to life, quantification, ontological dedication and ontological realism. modern perspectives are mentioned besides these of Quine, Carnap and Meinong. Going past the metaontological debate, thorough remedy is given to novel themes in metametaphysics, together with grounding, ontological dependence, fundamentality, modal epistemology, intuitions, concept experiments and the connection among metaphysics and technology. The booklet should be an important source for these learning complex metaphysics, philosophical technique, metametaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science.

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