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The metaphysics treated in this book derive from the Platonic and Confucian traditions, with significant modifications of Whitehead, Peirce, Dewey, Confucius, Xunzi, and Zhou Dunyi.

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Nietzsche's value pluralism and his conception of a ‘will to power' are rooted in the claim that mind, values, and norms are continuous with, yet irreducible to, the natural world. As such, Nietzsche's naturalistic metaphysics combines central features of Hume's radical naturalism and Kant's transcendental idealism.

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The Metaphysics of Quality (MOQ) is a theory of reality introduced in Robert M. Pirsig 's philosophical novel, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance () and expanded in Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (). Mind, Metaphysics and Value Contemporary western philosophy divides into three broad traditions: the analytical, the continental, and the historical.

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This book immediately received critical acclaim and was eventually followed by Lila: An Inquiry into Morals (), which introduces a value-based metaphysics called the Metaphysics of Quality (MOQ).

The study of metaphysics has almost 25 centuries of existence, when Aristotle wrote a book called “Metaphysical” about causation, form, matter and existence. According to the Greek philosopher, metaphysics isn’t just about transcendence, but in this list we will mainly focus on this subject: what’s beyond physical and material.

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Nature of metaphysics. Metaphysics can be described as all of the following: Branch of philosophy – philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on.

The Metaphysics of Quality (MOQ) is a new Metaphysics. It solves many of the problems we have with our existing Subject-Object Metaphysics. This page is a short visual introduction to the MOQ and details how it resolves many of the conflicts we have with our current metaphysics.

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Included are Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals, and The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics.

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It belongs beside Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, and Hobbes.Find a huge variety of new & used Philosophy Metaphysics books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Philosophy Metaphysics books at Alibris.There are three themed parts to this book: values, ethics and emotions in the first part, epistemology, perception and consciousness in the second part, and philosophy of mind and philosophy of language in the third part.

The first volume of this set has two main themes: metaphysics, especially truth-making and the notion of explanation.