A Survey of Metaphysics has 93 ratings and 8 reviews. Christine said: I think I got more out of reading the relevant articles the Stanford Encyclopedia. Buy A Survey of Metaphysics by E. J. Lowe (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A systematic overview of modern metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics It adopts the fairly traditional conception of metaphysics as a subject E. J. Lowe.

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Jason rated it liked it Jun 09, If you read just one book in metaphysics this one may be your best bet. Manatee rated it really liked it Aug 10, Toffifer rated it liked it Dec 13, Read more Read less. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It focuses on contemporary views and issues throughout, rather than on the history of metaphysics. Find it on Scholar. Chris Moyer rated it really liked it Dec 31, Metaphysics; a Systematic Survey.

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Niklas rated it liked it Feb 21, Lowe, one of the UK’s leading metaphysicians, has written a superb introduction to metaphysics. A Survey of Metaphysics by E.

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This book is good on identity and change, universals and particulars, necessity and possibility, space and time, and ok on causation. Open Preview See a Problem? In Defence of Aristotelian Metaphysics. The book is divided into six main sections that address the following themes: Quantum Atomism and the Impossibility of Material Constitution.

A Survey of Metaphysics by E.J. Lowe

It is very easy to read and Science Logic and Mathematics. Benardete – – Oxford University Press. It was such a ketaphysics textbook. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Lowe is the one to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Ryan David rated it really liked it May 07, Feb 22, Christine rated it did not like it Shelves: In many cases, he does not have a secondary argument for a claim besides his uncommon “common sense,” leaving me and similarly-minded readers at a loss.


It focuses on contemporary views and issues throughout, rather than on the history of metaphysics.

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As it seems with any metaphysics book there is a choice o I have read a couple of introductory textbooks on metaphysics, and this one stands up as good. A Survey of Metaphysics provides a systematic overview of modern metaphysics, covering all of the most important topics likely to be encountered metaphgsics a metaphysics course. Common sense is not a good argument when, for example, scientific proof goes against it as it does in many cases. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Lowe is a philosopher of the first order and here he shows that he can also distill the essence of his discipline for mass consumption. Preview — A Survey of Metaphysics by E. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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