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Contemporary Metaphysicians and their Traditions

Nolan, Daniel


When invited to consider the methodology of contemporary metaphysics, quite a number of procedures spring to mind as part of the metaphysician's toolkit. These include: eliciting and relying on intuitions; solving location problems and using �conceptual analysis�; inference to the best theory, both on internal metaphysical grounds and drawing from the theoretical reaches of the sciences; working on topics clearly close to, or even overlapping, those of other areas of inquiry using techniques of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophical Topics


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