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The Oxford instruction manual of Metaphysics deals the main authoritative and compelling consultant to this varied and fertile box of philosophy. Twenty-four of the world's such a lot exotic experts supply brand-new essays approximately 'what there is': what varieties of issues there are, and what kinfolk carry between entities falling lower than a number of different types. they offer the newest notice on such issues as identification, modality, time, causation, folks and minds, freedom, and vagueness. The Handbook's unmatched breadth and intensity make it the definitive reference paintings for college students and teachers around the philosophical spectrum.

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