Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 7 by Karen Bennett

Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 7

EditorKaren Bennett, Dean W. Zimmerman

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Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. OSM offers a broad view of the subject, featuring not only the traditionally central topics such as existence, identity, modality, time, and causation, but also the rich clusters of metaphysicalquestions in neighbouring fields, such as philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. Besides independent essays, volumes will often contain a critical essay on a recent book, or a symposium that allows participants to respond to one another's criticisms and questions. Anyone who wants to knowwhat's happening in metaphysics can start here.

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Karen Bennett is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University. Dean W. Zimmerman is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Jersey.
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Title:Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 7Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.68 inPublished:November 25, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. Relative Sameness1. Delia Graff Fara: Possibility Relative to a Sortal2. Allen Hazen: Reflections on Counterpart TheoryII. Absolute Generality3. Joshua Spencer: All Things Must Pass Away4. Agustin Rayo: Absolute Generality ReconsideredIII. Humeanism and Laws of Nature5. Troy Cross: Goodbye, Humean Supervenience6. Marc Lange: "There sweep great general principles which all the laws seem to follow"IV. Contingent Objects and Coincident Objects7. Adam Murray and Jessica Wilson: Relativized Metaphysical Modality8. Sydney Shoemaker: Coincidence Through Thick and ThinV. The Open Future9. Rachael Briggs and Graeme Forbes: The Real Truth about the Unreal Future10. Jonathan Tallant and David Ingram: Presentism and Distributional Properties