New Waves in Metaphysics

New Waves in Metaphysics

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A collection of new essays by young scholars on the cutting edge of this ancient philosophical area. Diverse topics, including ontology, free will, fundamental properties, and causation, the volume will appeal both to specialists and to anyone interested in the present and future state of metaphysics in the English-speaking world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 20.32mm | 372g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • X, 280 p.
  • 0230222331
  • 9780230222335

Table of contents

Foreword to The New Waves in Philosophy Series Notes on Contributors Introduction; A.Hazlett Quantification, Naturalness, and Ontology; R.P.Cameron Two Problems of Composition in Collective Action; S.R.Chant Another Look at the Reality of Race, By Which I Mean Racef ; J.Glasgow Bringing Things About; N.Judisch Interpretation: Its Scope and Limits; U.Kriegel Empirical Analyses of Causation; D.Kutach Brutal Individuation; A.Hazlett Ghosts in the World Machine? Humility and Its Alternatives; R.Langton & C.Robichaud Is Everything Relative? Anti-Realism, Truth, and Feminism; M.Mikkola Minimalism and Modality: The Nature of Mathematical Objects; K.Miller Are There Fundamental Intrinsic Properties?; A.Ney On the Very Idea of an Ecosystem; J.Odenbaugh The Prince of Wales Problem for Counterfactual Theories of Causation; C.Sartorio Index
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About Allan Hazlett

ROSS P. CAMERON is a Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Leeds, UK
SARA RACHEL CHANT is Assistant Professor in Philosophy, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
JOSHUA GLASGOW works on a variety of topics in moral and political philosophy
NEAL JUDISCH is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Oklahoma, USA
URIAH KRIEGEL is a Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science (and Associate Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies), University of Arizona, USA
DOUGLAS KUTACH teaches in the Philosophy department, Brown University, USA
RAE LANGTON is Professor of Philosophy at MIT, USA
MARI MIKKOLA is a Lecturer in Philosophy, Lancaster University, UK
KRISTIE MILLER is a Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia
ALYSSA NEY is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, USA
JAY ODENBAUGH is a member of the Department of Philosophy and the Environmental Studies Program at Lewis and Clark College, USA
CHRISTOPHER ROBICHAUD is an Instructor in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and is finishing his doctorate in philosophy at MIT
CAROLINA SARTORIO is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona, USA
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