Fully extended and revised, A Companion to Metaphysics 2nd Edition includes a section of detailed review essays from renowned metaphysicians, and the addition of more than 30 new encyclopedic entries, taking the number of entries to over 300. Includes revisions to existing encyclopedic entries Features more than 30 all-new "A to Z" entries Offers a section of in-depth, essays from renowned metaphysicians Provides the most complete and up-to-date reference guide for students and professionals alike
Jaegwon Kim is William Perry Faunce Professor of Philosophy at Brown University. His publications include a number of influential papers in metaphysics and philosophy of mind, and the books Supervenience and Mind (1993), Mind in a Physical World (1998), Physicalism, or Something Near Enough (2005), and Philosophy of Mind, 2nd edn. (2006). He is co-editor of Blackwell's Epistemology: An Anthology, 2nd edn. (2008). Ernest Sosa is Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. With Jonathan Dancy he is also co-editor of another volume in the Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series: A Companion to Epistemology (1993); and, with Laurence BonJour, of Epistemic Justification (2003), a volume in the Blackwell Great Debates in Philosophy series. His other publications include Knowledge in Perspective (1991), A Virtue Epistemology (2007), and Reflective Knowledge (2009). Gary S. Rosenkrantz is Professor and Head, Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A practicing metaphysician for more than 30 years, Professor Rosenkrantz's published books include Haecceity: An Ontological Essay (1993), and three works co-authored with Joshua Hoffman: Substance Among Other Categories (1994), Substance: Its Nature and Existence (1996), and The Divine Attributes (2002).
List of Contributors. Introduction. Part I: Extended Essays. Part II: Metaphysics from A to Z. Index.