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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby G.S. Fullerton.
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Metaphysics (Greek: τὰ μετὰ τὰ φυσικά; Latin: Metaphysica, lit: "the beyond the physical") is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. The principal subject is "being qua being," or being insofar as it is being. It examines what can be asserted about any being insofar as it is and not because of any. Book XII, on the other hand, is usually considered the culmination of Aristotle's work in metaphysics, and in it he offers his teleological system. Before he draws any grand conclusions, he begins with the idea of substance, of which there are three kinds: changeable and perishable (e.g., plants and animals), changeable and eternal (e.g. Read this book on Questia. A System of Metaphysics by George Stuart Fullerton, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of A System of Metaphysics (). Metaphysics is the foundation for every system of philosophy, from Plato onwards. Philosophy that ignores or disagrees with science in general, and physics in particular, is bad philosophy. This book establishes a scientific metaphysics. From a scientific metaphysics, one can go on to learn about scientific systems of philosophy.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fullerton, George Stuart, System of metaphysics. New York: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Metaphysics, branch of philosophy whose topics in antiquity and the Middle Ages were the first causes of things and the nature of being. Later, many other topics came to be included under the heading ‘metaphysics.’ The set of problems that now make up the subject . A System of Metaphysics iv. T o my wife Julia Winslow Fullerton this book is inscribed v. A System of Metaphysics vi. At the end of the book I have placed a note on the Physical World Order, by my former pupil, Professor Edgar A. Singer, Jr., of the University of Pennsylvania. It has seemed to me of especial interest, as coming fromAuthor: George Stuart Fullerton. Get this from a library! A system of metaphysics. [George Stuart Fullerton] -- "This book about metaphysics is divided into four parts. Part I discusses the content of consciousness, Part II discusses the external world, Part III discusses mind and matter, and Part IV discusses.

The first book I’m going to mention is by the philosopher who first taught me metaphysics — when I was an undergraduate in the s — the late E.J. Lowe or Jonathan Lowe at Durham University. Long after he taught me, he wrote a wonderful book called A Survey of Metaphysics, . The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Aristotle, Metaphysics ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") All Search Options book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book section: and if there was any deficiency anywhere, they made haste to supply it, in order to make their system a connected whole. Contents. 1 Summary of Metaphysics by Aristotle; 2 Metaphysics: Book by Book analysis. Book I (A, Alpha, aa) First Causes and Principles; Book II (α, “small alpha ‘, aa) Principles of Physics; Book III (B, Beta, a) The 14 Aporias; Book IV (Γ, Gamma, ab) Being as being logical and Principles; Book V (Δ, Delta, ba) The Book of.