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Putting Metaphysics FirstEssays on Metaphysics and Epistemology$
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Michael Devitt

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199280803

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280803.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Putting Metaphysics First
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Michael Devitt (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280803.003.0001

This introductory chapter starts with an overall summary of the book, and then goes on to provide a summary of each chapter. Topics covered in the book include nominalism, realism, commonsense realism, scientific realism, moral realism, naturalism, biological essentialism, and nonfactualism.

Keywords:   nominalism, commonsense realism, scientific realism, nonfactualism, moral realism, truth, biological realisms, biological essentialism, intuitions, naturalism

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