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Metaphysics

Known as: Metaphysic 
The branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, including ontology (the nature of existence or being) and cosmology (the origin and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Preface 1. In Defence of Scientism 2. Scientific Realism, Constructive Empiricism and Structuralism 3. Ontic Structural Realism… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • Karen Barad
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 16424758
L anguage has been granted too much power. The linguistic turn, the semiotic turn, the interpretative turn, the cultural turn: it… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Preface to the revised edition Introduction Chronology Further reading Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals Preface 1… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
This paper details an empirical pilot study that explores the development of several conceptual measures and models regarding… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Introduction by Roger Sullivan The Doctrine of Right: private right Public right The Doctrine of Virtue: on duties to oneself as… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Computers have dramatically altered life in the late twentieth century. Today we can draw on worldwide computer links, speeding… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Michael Dummett's new book is the greatly expanded and recently revised version of his distinguished William James Lectures… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Preface. 1. A Philosopher's Paradise. The Thesis of Pluraliry of Worlds. Modal Realism at Work: Modality. Modal Realism at Work… Expand
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Since its publication in 1959, Individuals has become a modern philosophical classic. Bold in scope and ambition, it continues to… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
Now acknowledged as a classic in the philosophy of science, A Realist Theory of Science is one of the very few books which has… Expand
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