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By K.J. Perszyk

ISBN-10: 0792324617

ISBN-13: 9780792324614

ISBN-10: 9048143195

ISBN-13: 9789048143191

concerns surrounding the prestige and nature of `nonexistent gadgets' represent one in every of philosophy's oldest and densest thickets. during this ebook Perszyk takes his readers surefootedly via this thicket, educated either traditionally and on the point of latest dialogue of correct issues. His major objective is to increase a `bundle' or `set of homes' interpretation of Meinong's thought of nonexistent items (as against a collection of houses neo-Meinongian metaphysics), and to protect this nonstandard interpretation opposed to competing perspectives in either the philosophical and scholarly literature on Meinong. The Meinong who emerges is neither the hero nor the villain his associates and foes have regularly led us to believe.
This sincerely written publication is a useful addition either to the literature on Meinong and to modern metaphysics of modality. It is written for college kids and pros drawn to those, and similar, areas.

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