Synthese 199 (3-4):11541-11554 (2021)

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Bryan Frances
United Arab Emirates University
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Although metaphysics has made an impressive comeback over the past half century, there are still a great many philosophers today who think it is bullshit, under numerous precisifications of ‘That’s just bullshit’ so that it’s a negative assessment and doesn’t apply to most philosophy. One encounters this attitude countless times in casual conversations, social media, and occasionally in print. Is it true?
Keywords paradox  problem of the many  metaphysics  metametaphysics  epistemology of philosophy  bullshit
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