Contemporary debates in metaphysics

Malden, MA: Blackwell (2008)
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This anthology introduces advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students to today's debates in metaphysics. The book consists of essays by contemporary metaphysicians, and all but one appear here for the first time. For each of nine topics, there are two essays, one "pro-" and one "con-".

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Author Profiles

Theodore Sider
Rutgers - New Brunswick
John Hawthorne
University of Southern California
Dean Zimmerman
Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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