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Title Oxford studies in metaphysics. Vol. 4 / edited by Dean W. Zimmerman.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Series Oxford studies in metaphysics ; v. 4
Oxford studies in metaphysics ; v. 4.
Subject Metaphysics.
Philosophy.
Alt Name Zimmerman, Dean W.
Series Oxford studies in metaphysics ; v. 4
Oxford studies in metaphysics ; v. 4.
Subject Metaphysics.
Philosophy.
Alt Name Zimmerman, Dean W.
Description 1 online resource (x, 323 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Oxford Studies in Metaphysics: Younger Scholar Prize Announcement; I. QUINE'S 1946 LECTURE ON NOMINALISM: A SYMPOSIUM; 1. Nominalism; 2. Quine and Tarski on Nominalism; 3. Cats, Dogs, and so on; 4. Quine's Lecture on Nominalism from the Perspective of a Nominalist; 5. A World of Concrete Particulars; 6. Quine's 1946 Lecture on Nominalism; II. SOME PRINCIPLES CONCERNING DEPENDENCE AND NECESSITY; 7. Ceteris Absentibus Physicalism; 8. Truthmakers and Predication; 9. On Locating Composite Objects; III. GUNK AND BLOBS; 10. Gunk, Topology, and Measure.
Summary Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. A special feature of this volume is an unpublished paper on nominalism by W.V. Quine, arguably the most influential figure in philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. It is accompanied by five specially commissioned commentaries. - ;Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. Much of the most interesting work in philosophy today is metaphysical in character: this new series is a much-needed focus for it. OSM offers a broad view of the subje.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0191562319 (electronic bk.)
9780191562310 (electronic bk.)
0199542988 (Cloth)
0199542996 (Paper)
OCLC # 276222168
Additional Format Print version: Oxford studies in metaphysics. Vol. 4. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008 (DLC) 2008016903


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