An Introduction to Metametaphysics (Cambridge Introductions - download pdf or read online

By Tuomas E. Tahko

How will we come to understand metaphysical truths? How does metaphysical inquiry paintings? Are metaphysical debates large? those are the questions which symbolize metametaphysics. This publication, 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 huge variety of subject matters in metaontology equivalent 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 therapy is given to novel subject matters in metametaphysics, together with grounding, ontological dependence, fundamentality, modal epistemology, intuitions, suggestion experiments and the connection among metaphysics and technological know-how. The publication should be an important source for these learning complex metaphysics, philosophical technique, metametaphysics, epistemology and the philosophy of science.

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