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Metaphysics

Metaphysics

Metaphysics in General

  • The SEP entry on metaphysics is here
  • The IEP's directory to metaphysical topics is here.
  • The Theory and History of Ontology site, run by Raul Corazzon, is a very extensive resource guide for philosophers.
  • The massive Philpapers topic page for metaphysics is here

Causation

Concepts

Free Will

Identity

  • The SEP has entries on:
  • The IEP's entry on personal identity is here
  • MindPapers has a section (with many links on online papers) dealing with Personal identity
  • Peter Millican explains the puzzles of personal identity to a class of Oxford students in the following series of clips, covering various topics along the way, including the distinction between qualitative and numerical identity, Leibniz's law, Locke's theory of personal identity, brain transplants, and split-brains:
  • Philpapers has several relevant categories:
    • A section on Identity itself
    • Practical identity, Puzzle Cases in Personal Identity, and Personal Identity and Values, all in the Persons category.
    • Persistence (of Objects)


  • Ontology

    Natural Kinds

    Naturalism

    Nothingness

    Physicalism

    Platonism

    Possibility, Necessity and Contingency

    Possible Worlds

    Properties

    Interlevel Relationships

    Supervenience
    Emergence & Reduction

    Time

    Universals and Particulars