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Ordinary Objects

by Amie L. Thomasson

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Common sense,
  • Object (Philosophy),
  • Ontology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10135097M
    ISBN 100195319915
    ISBN 109780195319910

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Amie Thomasson on Ordinary Objects Lynne Rudder Baker University of Massachusetts Amherst Amie Thomasson has won well-deserved praise for her book, Ordinary Objects. She defends a commonsense world view and gives us “reason to think that there are fundamental.

    Arguments that ordinary inanimate objects such as tables and chairs, sticks and stones, simply do not exist have become increasingly common. Some arguments for eliminativism are based on demands for parsimony or for a non-arbitrary answer to the special composition question; others arise from prohibitions against causal redundancy, ontological vagueness, or colocation; and others still come. Nov 01,  · "Ordinary Objects is well worth reading because it sheds new light on how to preserve the credibility of familiar things."-Marianne Djuth, The Review of Metaphysics "In Ordinary Objects, Amie Thomasson mounts a spirited and vigorous defense of the reality of ordinary objects."-Terry Horgan, Times Literary Supplement/5(9).

    May 21,  · Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, In Ordinary Objects, Amie Thomasson mounts a spirited and vigorous defense of the reality of ordinary objects. She maintains that negative arguments like those just canvassed, despite their diversity in origin and in superficial form, exhibit similar problems arising from questionable. MINNEAPOLIS, MN – extra/ordinary: The American Swedish Institute. At Play. is an imaginative new exhibition produced by the American Swedish Institute (ASI) in celebration of its 90th anniversary that explores 29 objects from ASI’s permanent collection and the untold stories behind them. On view from February 29 – July 5, , the exhibition invites visitors to not only re-discover the.


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