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The Resource The four-category ontology : a metaphysical foundation for natural science, E.J. Lowe

The four-category ontology : a metaphysical foundation for natural science, E.J. Lowe

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The four-category ontology : a metaphysical foundation for natural science
Title
The four-category ontology
Title remainder
a metaphysical foundation for natural science
Statement of responsibility
E.J. Lowe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowe, E. J.
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.O58
LC item number
L69 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ontology
  • Metaphysics
  • Science
  • Science
  • Metaphysics
  • Ontology
  • Science
  • Ontologie (filosofie)
  • Metafysica
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • Ontologie
  • Ontologie
  • Naturwissenschaften
Label
The four-category ontology : a metaphysical foundation for natural science, E.J. Lowe
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Metaphysics, ontology, and logic -- Ontological categories and categorial schemes -- The four-category ontology and its rivals -- Some formal ontological relations -- Formal ontology and logical syntax -- Objects and properties -- The concept of an object in formal ontology -- Properties, modes, and universals -- Ramsey's problem and its solution -- Metaphysics and natural science -- Dispositions and natural laws -- Kinds, essence, and natural necessity -- Categorial ontology and scientific essentialism -- Truth, truthmaking, and metaphysical realism -- Metaphysical realism and the unity of truth -- Truthmaking, necessity, and essential dependence
Control code
ocm61162146
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780199254392
Lccn
2005020679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61162146
  • (OCoLC)61162146
Label
The four-category ontology : a metaphysical foundation for natural science, E.J. Lowe
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Metaphysics, ontology, and logic -- Ontological categories and categorial schemes -- The four-category ontology and its rivals -- Some formal ontological relations -- Formal ontology and logical syntax -- Objects and properties -- The concept of an object in formal ontology -- Properties, modes, and universals -- Ramsey's problem and its solution -- Metaphysics and natural science -- Dispositions and natural laws -- Kinds, essence, and natural necessity -- Categorial ontology and scientific essentialism -- Truth, truthmaking, and metaphysical realism -- Metaphysical realism and the unity of truth -- Truthmaking, necessity, and essential dependence
Control code
ocm61162146
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 222 pages
Isbn
9780199254392
Lccn
2005020679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61162146
  • (OCoLC)61162146

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