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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Metaphysics
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781405152983
StatePublished - Apr 9 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


  • Pascal, Blaise-parts of the human mind functioned as "organs of belief" or instruments, by which knowledge and beliefs were acquired
  • Person-the term "person" commits one to particular view on the mind/body Problem
  • Phenomenalism-view that propositions describing the physical world are analytically equivalent to propositions asserting that subjects
  • Plato-thesis that there exists a realm of non-perceptible objects, called Forms (eide) or Ideas (Ideai), the only strictly real things
  • physical object-the most familiar of all objects, and yet the concept of a physical object remains elusive

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