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Metaphysics by Peter van Inwagen
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Metaphysics (1993)

by Peter van Inwagen

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0813390559, Paperback)

In this classic, exciting, and thoughtful text, Metaphysics, Peter van Inwagen examines three profound questions: What are the most general features of the world? Why is there a world? and What is the place of human beings in the world? Metaphysics introduces to readers the curious notion that is metaphysics, how it is conceived both historically and currently. The author's work can serve either as a textbook in a university course on metaphysics or as an introduction to metaphysical thinking for the interested reader. This second edition, revised though not fundamentally changed, includes the basis of the first edition with a new chapter on the nature of time.

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This core text introducing readers to the field of metaphysics is now revised and updated with a new chapter on being.

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