Introduction: The Metaphysics of Relations (with Anna Marmodoro)

In Anna Marmodoro & David Yates (eds.), The Metaphysics of Relations. Oxford University Press. pp. 1-18 (2016)

David Yates
Universidade de Lisboa
An introduction to our edited volume, The Metaphysics of Relations, covering a range of issues including the problem of order, the ontological status of relations, reasons for ancient scepticism about relational properties, and two ways of drawing the distinction between internal and external relations.
Keywords Relations  Internal relations  External relations  Powers  Non-symmetric relations  Relational order  Aristotle
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