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作者 Korman, Daniel Z., author
書名 Objects : nothing out of the ordinary / Daniel Z. Korman ; illustrated by Dan Zemack
出版項 New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2015
國際標準書號 9780198732532 (hardback)
0198732538 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  190 K8421 2015    在架上  -  30500101531203
 人文社會聯圖  BD336 .K665 2015    在架上    30660020167107
版本 First edition
說明 x, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 "One of the central questions of material-object metaphysics is which highly visible objects there are right before our eyes. Daniel Z. Korman defends a conservative view, according to which our ordinary, natural judgments about which objects there are are more or less correct. He begins with an overview of the arguments that have led people away from the conservative view, into revisionary views according to which there are far more objects than we ordinarily take there to be (permissivism) or far fewer (eliminativism). Korman criticizes a variety of compatibilist strategies, according to which these revisionary views are actually compatible with our ordinary beliefs, and responds to debunking arguments, according to which these beliefs are the products of arbitrary biological and cultural influences. He goes on to respond to objections that the conservative's verdicts about which objects that are and aren't are objectionably arbitrary, and to the argument from vagueness, which purports to show that the sort of restriction that conservatives want to impose on which composites there are is bound to give rise to vagueness about what exists, something that is ruled out by widely accepted theories of vagueness. Finally, Korman responds to the overdetermination argument, the argument from material constitution, and the problem of the many, all of which are meant to motivate eliminativism by showing that accepting ordinary objects commits one to one or another absurdity."-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-246) and index
鏈接 Online version: Korman, Daniel Z. Objects. First edition. Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, [2015] 019179676X (OCoLC)920859763
主題 Object (Philosophy)
Alt Author Zemack, Dana, illustrator
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