Metaphysics : the fundamentals
Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a systematic, comprehensive introductory overview of modern analytic metaphysics.
- Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one of the most dynamic and often daunting sub-fields in contemporary philosophy
- Introduces readers to the seminal works of contemporary and historic philosophers, including Descartes, Leibniz, Russell, David Lewis, Alvin Plantinga, Kit Fine, Peter van Inwagen, John Hawthorne and many others
- Explores key questions while identifying important assumptions, axioms, and methodological principles
- Addresses topics in ontology, modality, causality, and universals; as well as issues surrounding material composition, persistence, space, and time
Pickavance, Timothy H. (2015). Metaphysics : the fundamentals. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.