Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings: 2nd Edition (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy)

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Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on the major themes in Metaphysics. Chapters appear under the headings:

  • Universals
  • Particulars
  • Modality and Possible Worlds
  • Causation
  • Time
  • Persistence
  • Realism and Anti-Realism.

Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay by the editor which guides students gently into each topic.  Articles by the following leading philosophers are included:

Allaire, Anscombe, Armstrong, Black, Broad, Casullo, Dummett, Ewing, Heller, Hume, Kripke, Lewis, Mackie, McTaggart, Mellor, Merricks , Parfit, Plantinga, Price, Prior, Putnam, Quine, Russell, Smart, Swinburne, Taylor , Van Cleve, van Inwagen, Williams.

Featuring a new section on causation, this new edition is highly accessible and provides a broad-ranging exploration of the subject. Ideal for any philosophy student, this reader will prove essential reading for any metaphysics course. The sections and selections of readings have been updated to complement Michael Loux’s textbook Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, third edition.

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About the Author:

Michael J. Loux is the George N. Schuster Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame University, Indiana.  He is the author of Substance and Attribute (1978) and Primary Ousia (1991), as well Metaphysics: a Contemporary Introduction, the third edition of which is also published by Routledge.

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Praise for the First Edition:

'This anthology is clearly exceptionally good."

-Quentin Smith, Western Michigan University

"This anthology has many excellent features: the choice of readings is very good, mixing in an interesting way established and much-anthologised classics with new material.'

- Tim Crane, University College London

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