The Resource Being in America : Sixty Years of the Metaphysical Society

Being in America : Sixty Years of the Metaphysical Society

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Being in America : Sixty Years of the Metaphysical Society
Title
Being in America
Title remainder
Sixty Years of the Metaphysical Society
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eng
Summary
Since its founding in 1950, the Metaphysical Society of America has remained a pluralistic community dedicated to rigorous philosophical inquiry into the most basic metaphysical questions. At each year's conference, the presidential address offers original insights into metaphysical questions. Both the insights and the questions are as perennial as they are relevant to contemporary philosophers. This volume collects eighteen of the finest representatives from those presidential addresses, including contributions from George Allan, Richard Bernstein, Norris Clarke, Vincent Colapietro, Frederick
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EBLCP
Dewey number
191.0
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no index present
LC call number
BD125
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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Being in America : Sixty Years of the Metaphysical Society
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Editorial Foreword; GUEST FOREWORD: Being in America: On Metaphysics and the MetaphysicalSociety of America; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One:THE QUESTION OF METAPHYSICS; ONE The Four-fold Art of Avoiding Questions; TWO The Problem of the Analogy of Being; THREE The Self as Source of Meaning in Metaphysics; FOUR Reality and Metaphysics; FIVE Merleau-Ponty and the Renewal of Ontology; SIX Metaphysics, Critique, and Utopia; SEVEN The Question of Being; EIGHT Is Metaphysics Possible?; NINE The Science We Are Seeking
  • EPILOGUE The Legacy and FutureAPPENDIX A Bibliography of Presidential Addresses of theMetaphysical Society of America 1952-2010; Index
  • TEN The Practicality of MetaphysicsELEVEN Two Faces of Science; Part Two:THE QUESTION OF KNOWLEDGE; TWELVE Are Categories Invented or Discovered? A Response toFoucault; THIRTEEN Textuality, Reality and the Limits of Knowledge; Part Three:THE QUESTION OF LANGUAGE; FOURTEEN Metaphysics and Language; FIFTEEN Being, Immediacy and Articulation; SIXTEEN Striving to Speak in a Human Voice: A PeirceanContribution to Metaphysical Discourse.; Part Four:THE QUESTION OF THE GOOD; SEVENTEEN The Metaphysics of the Good; EIGHTEEN Perishable Goods; NINETEEN The Generosity of the Good
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ocn881568386
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1 online resource (392 pages)
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9789401210737
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  • (OCoLC)881568386
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