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Nature"s Metaphysics

Laws and Properties

by Alexander Bird

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Disposition (Philosophy),
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10145956M
    ISBN 100199227012
    ISBN 109780199227013

    Unity Metaphysics 1 (Blue Book) Lesson 02 The Nature of God. The purpose of this chapter is to explore the ways in which we in Unity perceive the essential nature of God. We will identify our understanding of God as Principle, All-Good, Divine Mind, Spirit, Substance, Source, and Law. Get this from a library! Nature's metaphysics: laws and properties. [Alexander Bird] -- Nature's Metaphysics argues that a satisfactory philosophy of science requires a metaphysics that is based on the understanding that natural properties are essentially dispositional. Alexander Bird.

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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, ba) The Book of.

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