Natural and Artifactual Objects in Contemporary Metaphysics

About the Author: Richard Davies

My teaching and research have evolved over a career that began nearly fifty years ago with a traditional graduate education at the University of Missouri in American political history After completing a dissertation on the politics of urban redevelopment and public housing in 1963, I developed a teaching and publications portfolio emphasizing twentieth century political and urban history Early p


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  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • Natural and Artifactual Objects in Contemporary Metaphysics
  • Richard Davies
  • 06 March 2018
  • 9781350066328

Natural and Artifactual Objects in Contemporary Metaphysics What Is An Object How Do We Look At Them Why Do They Matter This Collection Presents A Lively, Timely Discussion Of Natural And Artifactual Objects, Considering The Relationship Between Them From A Range Of Philosophical Perspectives, Including The Philosophy Of Biology, The Metaphysics Of Space And The Philosophy Of Perception.Beginning From The Starting Point That Natural Objects Are Bona Fide, Endowed With Some Natural Border Between Themselves And Everything Else, While Artifactual Objects Depend On The Observation Of Tacit Conventions And May Include The Ordinary Objects Of Everyday Life, This Volume Explores, Contextualises And Interrogates Objects Contributors Discuss A Variety Of Objects Including Physical, Scientific And Mental Ones, As Well As Things That Appear To Question The Limits Of Object Hood, Including Holes, Quinean Posits And Language.The Very First Collection To Address This Growing Topic Within Analytic Philosophy, Natural And Artifactual Objects In Contemporary Metaphysics Represents A Highly Original Work, Showcasing Some Of The Most Important And Influential Philosophers Working In Europe Today.

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