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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Volume 10

Karen Bennett and Dean W. Zimmerman

Abstract

Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is dedicated to the timely publication of new work in metaphysics, broadly construed. These volumes provide a forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. They offer a broad view of the subject, featuring not only the traditionally central topics such as existence, identity, modality, time, and causation, but also the rich clusters of metaphysical questions in neighboring fields, such as philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. This book is the tenth volume in the series. Topics covered include dispositions, analyticity, reality, modality and existe ... More

Keywords: analyticity, dispositions, existence, explanation, grounding, metaphysics, modality, reality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198791973
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791973.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Bennett, editor
Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University

Dean W. Zimmerman, editor
Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

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Contents

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Dispositions

2 Indirect Directness

Jennifer McKitrick

3 Dispositions without Teleology

David Manley and Ryan Wasserman

Analyticity Revisited

What Reality is Like

Modality and Existence

9 Vague Existence

Alessandro Torza

10 Ersatz Counterparts

Richard Woodward

Grounding and Explanation

12 Grounding Ground

Jon Erling Litland

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