An Introduction to Metametaphysics (Cambridge Introductions by Tuomas E. Tahko

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By Tuomas E. Tahko

How will we come to understand metaphysical truths? How does metaphysical inquiry paintings? Are metaphysical debates titanic? those are the questions which symbolize metametaphysics. This publication, the 1st systematic pupil advent 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, overlaying a vast variety of issues in metaontology similar to lifestyles, quantification, ontological dedication and ontological realism. modern perspectives are mentioned in addition to these of Quine, Carnap and Meinong. Going past the metaontological debate, thorough remedy is given to novel subject matters in metametaphysics, together with grounding, ontological dependence, fundamentality, modal epistemology, intuitions, inspiration experiments and the connection among metaphysics and technological know-how. The e-book may be a vital source for these learning complicated metaphysics, philosophical method, metametaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science.

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