Philosophia Verlag (2005)

Fabrice Correia
University of Geneva
The purpose of the book is to clarify the notion of existential dependence and cognate notions, such as supervenience and the notion of an internal relation. I defend the view that such notions are best understood in terms of the concept of metaphysical grounding, i.e. the concept of one fact obtaining in virtue of other facts, where ‘in virtue of’ has a distinctively metaphysical meaning.
Keywords Existential dependence  Supervenience  Internal relations  Substances  Universals  Metaphysical grounding
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