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The metaphysics of time

Bradley Harris Dowden

The metaphysics of time

a dialogue

by Bradley Harris Dowden

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Time

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBradley Dowden.
    SeriesNew dialogues in philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD638 .D69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23392425M
    ISBN 109780742560307, 9780742560314, 9781442200593
    LC Control Number2009021319

    ARISTOTLE METAPHYSICS: L.0, C ARISTOTLE METAPHYSICS translated by W. D. Ross BOOK I CHAPTER 1 ALL men by nature desire to know. An indication of this is the delight we take in our senses; for even apart from their usefulness they are loved for themselves; and above all others the sense of sight. For not only with a view to action, but evenFile Size: 1MB.   Metaphysics: An Introduction combines comprehensive coverage of the core elements of metaphysics with contemporary and lively debates within the subject. It provides a rigorous and yet accessible overview of a rich array of topics, connecting the abstract nature of metaphysics with the real by: 6.

    Thus if "being a white surface" is the same as "being a smooth surface," "white" and "smooth" are one and the same. 5 But since in the other categories too there are compounds with substance (because there is a substrate for each category, e.g. quality, quantity, time, place and motion), we must inquire whether there is a formula of the essence. Contents. 1 Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle; 2 Metaphysics: Book by Book analysis. Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, b .

    These particles create matter, and matter is what gives time and space context. Without matter time and space would be meaningless as time and space get their quantities from the relations of matter. So time and space are ultimately nothings that are 'made' of nothings. Existence itself is ultimately at minimum just a mental concept. Visit the Mystical Insights Blog (Audio version available) If you are a long-time student or practitioner of this book’s content there will be things with which you are already familiar. The purpose of this book is to expand your knowledge with ideas, concepts, and practices that are new to you. University-of-Metaphysics-Twitter×


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