The Resource Metametaphysics : new essays on the foundations of ontology, edited by David Chalmers, David Manley, and Ryan Wasserman

Metametaphysics : new essays on the foundations of ontology, edited by David Chalmers, David Manley, and Ryan Wasserman

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Metametaphysics : new essays on the foundations of ontology
Title
Metametaphysics
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new essays on the foundations of ontology
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Chalmers, David Manley, and Ryan Wasserman
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Language
eng
Summary
This volume investigates the status and ambitions of metaphysics as a discipline. It brings together many of the central figures in the debate with their most recent work on the semantics, epistemology, and methodology of metaphysics. - ;Metaphysics asks questions about existence: for example, do numbers really exist? Metametaphysics asks. questions about metaphysics: for example, do its questions have determinate answers? If so, are these answers deep and important, or are they merely a matter of how we use words? What is the proper methodology for their resolution? These questions have recei
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
110.1
Index
index present
LC call number
BD311
LC item number
.M483 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1966-
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  • Chalmers, David John
  • Manley, David
  • Wasserman, Ryan
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  • Ontology
  • Metaphysics
Label
Metametaphysics : new essays on the foundations of ontology, edited by David Chalmers, David Manley, and Ryan Wasserman
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Publication
Note
This volume grew out of two conferences, one held at the Australian National University in June 2005, and another held at Boise State University in Mar. 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction : a guided tour of metametaphysics / David Manley -- Composition, colocation, and metaontology / Karen Bennett -- Ontological anti-realism / David J. Chalmers -- Carnap and ontological pluralism / Matti Eklund -- The question of ontology / Kit Fine -- The metaontology of abstraction / Bob Hale and Crispin Wright -- Superficialism in ontology / John Hawthorne -- Ontology and alternative languages / Eli Hirsch -- Ambitious, yet modest, metaphysics / Thomas Hofweber -- Ways of being / Kris McDaniel -- Metaphysics after Carnap : the ghost who walks? / Huw Price -- On what grounds what / Jonathan Schaffer -- Ontological realism / Theodore Sider -- Ontology, analyticity, and meaning : the Quine-Carnap dispute / Scott Soames -- Answerable and unanswerable questions / Amie L. Thomasson -- Being, existence, and ontological commitment / Peter van Inwagen -- Must existence-questions have answers? / Stephen Yablo
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 529 pages
Isbn
9780199546046
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^^2008046062
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)251213821
Label
Metametaphysics : new essays on the foundations of ontology, edited by David Chalmers, David Manley, and Ryan Wasserman
Publication
Note
This volume grew out of two conferences, one held at the Australian National University in June 2005, and another held at Boise State University in Mar. 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : a guided tour of metametaphysics / David Manley -- Composition, colocation, and metaontology / Karen Bennett -- Ontological anti-realism / David J. Chalmers -- Carnap and ontological pluralism / Matti Eklund -- The question of ontology / Kit Fine -- The metaontology of abstraction / Bob Hale and Crispin Wright -- Superficialism in ontology / John Hawthorne -- Ontology and alternative languages / Eli Hirsch -- Ambitious, yet modest, metaphysics / Thomas Hofweber -- Ways of being / Kris McDaniel -- Metaphysics after Carnap : the ghost who walks? / Huw Price -- On what grounds what / Jonathan Schaffer -- Ontological realism / Theodore Sider -- Ontology, analyticity, and meaning : the Quine-Carnap dispute / Scott Soames -- Answerable and unanswerable questions / Amie L. Thomasson -- Being, existence, and ontological commitment / Peter van Inwagen -- Must existence-questions have answers? / Stephen Yablo
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 529 pages
Isbn
9780199546046
Lccn
^^2008046062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)251213821

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