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Introduction

Hud Hudson

in The Metaphysics of Hyperspace

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199282579
eISBN:
9780191712463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282579.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This introductory chapter contains a number of stage-setting discussions, offering an analysis of the term ‘material object’. It also introduces the book's background metaphysics by identifying and ... More


Brute Facts

Elly Vintiadis and Constantinos Mekios (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758600
eISBN:
9780191818523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This is a book about facts that don’t have explanations, or what philosophers call brute facts. Such facts appear in our explanations, they inform many people’s views about the structure of the ... More


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