Metaphysics Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Metaphysics.

  • 1 Student Essay
  • 9 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 2 Literature Criticisms
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Encyclopedia Articles (9)

2,153 words, approx. 8 pages
Metaphysics METAPHYSICS is generally understood as a philosophical inquiry into the fundamental nature of reality. The word metaphysics derives from the Greek meta ta phusica ("after the things... Read more
1,794 words, approx. 6 pages
Event Theory An event is anything that happens, an occurrence. The idea of an event began to take on a philosophical life of its own in the twentieth century, due to a reawakening of interest in the c... Read more
3,280 words, approx. 11 pages
Feminist Metaphysics Metaphysics seems to be one of the least relevant, most foreign, and inhospitable disciplines of philosophy in relation to feminist projects and concerns. Traditional metaphysicia... Read more
6,446 words, approx. 22 pages
Metaphysics and Epistemology In traditional Chinese philosophy, epistemology was not an explicitly developed discipline, even if Chinese philosophers since ancient times were interested in problems re... Read more
10,976 words, approx. 37 pages
Metaphysics Physics is the scientific investigation of the fundamental nature of physical being. Metaphysics—at least within that tradition that traces itself back to Aristotle's eponymo... Read more
2,053 words, approx. 7 pages
Metaphysics, History of [addendum] The Critique of Metaphysics In the years just before and after World War II a decidedly negative attitude toward metaphysics pervaded the analytic tradition. Before ... Read more
12,005 words, approx. 41 pages
Metaphysics, History Of The word metaphysics derives from the Greek meta ta physika (literally, "after the things of nature"), an expression used by Hellenistic and later commentators to... Read more
2,910 words, approx. 10 pages
Metaphysics, Nature of [addendum] What is metaphysics? An answer to this question requires a specification both of the scope of metaphysics—that is, of the nature of the questions that metaphys... Read more
7,506 words, approx. 26 pages
Metaphysics, Nature Of Almost everything in metaphysics is controversial, and it is therefore not surprising that there is little agreement among those who call themselves metaphysicians about what pr... Read more
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