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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 11
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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 11

Karen Bennett and Dean W. Zimmerman


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, philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion. This book is the eleventh volume in the series. It contains the work of both established and young ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198828198
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198828198.001.0001


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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Part I Relationalism and Substantivalism

2 Relative Locations

Andrew Bacon

Part II Time and Change

3 A Passage Theory of Time

Martin A. Lipman

Part III Recombination, Relations, and Supervenience

5 Possible Patterns

Jeffrey Sanford Russell and John Hawthorne

6 Plural Slot Theory

T. Scott Dixon

7 Local Qualities

Elizabeth Miller

Part IV Vagueness

End Matter