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    Metaphysics Metaphysics can be defined as an attempt to comprehend the basic characteristics of reality. It is in fact so basic that it is all inclusive, whether something is observable or not. It answers questions of what things must be like in order to exist and how to differentiate from things that seem real but are not. A common thought is that reality is defined as what we can detect from our five senses. This type of philosophy is called empiricism, which is the idea that all knowledge comes

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    metaphysical discussion. First philosophy (or metaphysics) investigates the system of principles underlying the study of being (viz. beings as being), and the philosopher should be able to state the principle that permits the education of all things. According to Aristotle, the principle of demonstration must first be examined, so as to make sure that we have good reason to depend on its results and that it will meet the proper conditions for the telos of metaphysics. Aristotle argues against metaphysical

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    Metaphysics: Since physics actually means the physical world; Meta involves the non-material world, such as the mind and spiritual brief. According to Encarta Encyclopedia, “Metaphysics,” is a branch of philosophy that entails the "nature of ultimate reality" (p.1) According to the Hummingbird N Company’s, “The Metaphysical Sciences,” the dictionary defines this as “A mental philosophy dealing with the nature and causes of being and knowing” (p.1). H. J. Patton (1948), say’s in Immanuel Kent Ground

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    Metaphysics Metaphysics is the philosophical study whose object is to determine the real nature of things to determine the meaning, structure and principles of whatever is insofar as it is. (Britannica.com). So if the sole purpose of metaphysics is to determine the true meaning of things but everything isn't absolute what is the purpose of metaphysics? The nature of the world can be a ever changing thing. Depending on the generation, part of the world or even when you were born into your

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    The Metaphysics of Performance

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    The Metaphysics of Performance Something extraordinary has happened to metaphysics. At the very moment when philosophy is focusing its efforts at bringing metaphysics to an ‘end,’ metaphysics finds itself flourishing in the theatre, which speaks of itself as ‘metaphysics-in-action’ and publishes treatises carrying such titles as The Act of Being: Toward a Theory of Acting. The irony of the situation appears to have been lost on postmodern philosophers. What this paper sets out to do is explore

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    The word 'metaphysics' is famously difficult to characterize. Twentieth-century coinages like 'meta-dialect' and 'metaphilosophy' energize the feeling that metaphysics is an examination that some way or another "goes past" material science, an investigation gave to issues that rise above the unremarkable worries of Newton and Einstein and Heisenberg. This impression is mixed up. The word 'metaphysics' is gotten from an aggregate title of the fourteen books by Aristotle that we as of now consider

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    obvious,” by establishing a method and clarity for metaphysics that he hopes will lead to the kind of progress that science has seen. Over the course of his inquiry, though, Hume seems at varying times to need more metaphysics or less, at times denying a rational basis for causation, and at others working from the notion of causation as a necessary premise in his evaluations and arguments. The overall effect this has on his project concerning metaphysics is unclear, and in the course of this paper, I

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    Philosophy as Metaphysics

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    Philosophy as Metaphysics (1) ABSTRACT: Philosophy works with special types of objects: the totalities. The basic characteristics of this type of object are their metaphysical, transcendental, and total character. The character of these objects determines the specificity of language and the methods of philosophy. The language of philosophy represents symbolic language; speculation is the basic method of philosophy. On the one hand, objects of this type emphasis homo sapien as essences capable

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    Metaphysics Essay

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    reality and question what exists or any other concept regarding the first principle of things. This is known as Metaphysics. Metaphysics has a variety of problems that each describes our existence, for example what reality really is and others separating the mind and body relation to each other or are they opposites. In this article the main focus will be on an interesting problem in Metaphysics called the mental and the physical and the simplicity of describing and understanding of this problem with

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    Metaphysics of Ahimsa

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    Metaphysical ideas shape the sociological and physical behaviors of societies. Within the religion of Hinduism, there is an overall purpose in life which can be affected by participation in the religion’s code of ethics. Ahimsa is a metaphysical ethic that affects the practicing individual’s connection to the overall purpose in life, as well as his or her connection to the society. The social aspects of this ethic shaped its origin’s society, and eventually spread to affect and shape ideas in other

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