What is Analytic Metaphysics For?1

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We divide analytic metaphysics into naturalistic and non-naturalistic metaphysics. The latter we define as any philosophical theory that makes some ontological claim (as opposed to conceptual claim), where that ontological claim has no observable consequences. We discuss further features of non-naturalistic metaphysics, including its methodology of… (More)

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@inproceedings{MacLaurin2011WhatIA, title={What is Analytic Metaphysics For?1}, author={James MacLaurin and Heather Dyke and Peter R Anstey and Brett Calcott and H. Y. Mellor and Alan Musgrave and Josh Parsons}, year={2011} }