Substance among Other Categories (Cambridge Studies in Philosophy)

  • Publish Date: 2007-08-27
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Joshua Hoffman;Gary S. Rosenkrantz
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This book revives a neglected but important topic in philosophy: the nature of substance. The belief that there are individual substances (for example, material objects and persons) is at the core of our common-sense view of the world, yet many metaphysicians deny the very coherence of the concept of substance. The authors develop a novel account of what an individual substance is in terms of independence from other beings.



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