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Every thing must go [electronic resource] : metaphysics naturalized / James Ladyman and Don Ross ; with David Spurrett and John Collier.

Author/Creator:
Ladyman, James, 1969-
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (359 p.)
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Subjects:
Metaphysics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Every Thing Must Go argues that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common sense, or simplifications of science. In addition to showing how recent metaphysics has drifted away from connection with all other serious scholarly inquiry as a result of not heeding this restriction, they demonstrate how to build a metaphysicscompatible with current fundamental physics ('ontic structural realism'), which, when combined with their metaphysics of the speci
Contents:
In defence of scientism / Don Ross, James Ladyman, and David Spurrett
Scientific realism, constructive empiricism, and structuralism / James Ladyman and Don Ross
Ontic structural realism and the philosophy of physics / James Ladyman and Don Ross
Rainforest realism and the unity of science / Don Ross, James Ladyman, and John Collier
Causation in a structural world / Don Ross, James Ladyman, and David Spurrett
Conclusion : philosophy enough / Don Ross and James Ladyman.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-338) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Ross, Don, 1962-
Spurrett, David.
Collier, John G. (John Gordon), 1935-
ISBN:
0-19-957309-3
1-281-16467-4
9786611164676
0-19-153475-7
1-4356-2335-5
OCLC:
726734931