Science as a Guide to Metaphysics?

  title={Science as a Guide to Metaphysics?},
  author={Katherine Hawley},
  • K. Hawley
  • Published 2005
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
1. Introduction Analytic metaphysics is in resurgence; there is renewed and vigorous interest in topics such as time, causation, persistence, parthood and possible worlds. We who share this interest often pay lip-service to the idea that metaphysics should be informed by modern science; some take this duty very seriously. 
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