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

By Tuomas E. Tahko

How will we come to grasp metaphysical truths? How does metaphysical inquiry paintings? Are metaphysical debates vast? those are the questions which signify metametaphysics. This e-book, the 1st systematic scholar 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, masking a vast diversity of subject matters in metaontology similar to lifestyles, 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 issues in metametaphysics, together with grounding, ontological dependence, fundamentality, modal epistemology, intuitions, concept experiments and the connection among metaphysics and technology. The e-book should be a necessary source for these learning complicated metaphysics, philosophical technique, metametaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science.

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