Metaphysical Grounding: Understanding the Structure of Reality

By: Correia, Fabrice

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Some of the most eminent and enduring philosophical questions concern matters of priority: what is prior to what? What 'grounds' what? Is, for instance, matter prior to mind? Recently, a vivid debate has arisen about how such questions have to be understood. Can the relevant notion or notions of priority be spelled out? And how do they relate to other metaphysical notions, such as modality, truth-making or essence? This volume of new essays, by leading figures in contemporary metaphysics, is the first to address and investigate the metaphysical idea that certain facts are grounded in other facts. An introduction introduces and surveys the debate, examining its history as well as its central systematic aspects. The volume will be of wide interest to students and scholars of metaphysics.

Title: Metaphysical Grounding: Understanding the Structure of Reality

Author Name: Correia, Fabrice

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

ISBN Number: 1107022894

ISBN Number 13: 9781107022898

Binding: Hardcover

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