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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: volume 6

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 neighbouring fields, such as philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. This book is the sixth volume in the series. It contains essays by Jason Turner, Ross P. Cameron, Gabriel Uzq ... More

Keywords: metaphysics, mereology, vagueness, indeterminacy, personal identity, ontological commitment, paraphrase, presentism, nihilism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199603039
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603039.001.0001

Authors

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Karen Bennett, editor
Cornell University
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Dean W. Zimmerman, editor
Rutgers University
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Minimizing Ontological Commitments

Metaphysical Vagueness

3. A Theory Of Metaphysical Indeterminacy

Elizabeth Barnes and J. Robert G. Williams

5. Response to Eklund1

Elizabeth Barnes and J. Robert G. Williams

MEREOLOGY AND LOCATION

7. Mereological Harmony1

Gabriel Uzquiano

PERSONAL IDENTITY

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