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About the Series: The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or the general reader. The editors of each volume contribute an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selective bibliography is appended as a guide to further reading. About this volume: When we say a certain rose is red, we seem to be attributing a property, redness, to it. But are there really such properties? If so, what are they like, how do we know about them, and how are they related to the objects which have them and the linguistic devices which we use to talk about them? This collection presents these ancient problems in a modern light. In particular, it makes accessible for the first time the most important contributions to the contemporary controversy about the nature of properties. Those new to the subject will find the clearly-written introduction, by two experts in the field, an invaluable guide to the intricacies of this debate. The volume illustrates very well the aims and methods of modern metaphysics and shows how a thorough understanding of the metaphysics of properties is crucial to most of analytic philosophy.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1997 Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780198751762 Antall sider 284
Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 20,3cm x 1,9cm Vekt 346 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Alex Oliver, D.H. Mellor
Emner og form Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology, Philosophy of science, Philosophy: logic

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