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Book: What is Metaphysics?

Chapter: The Domain of Contingency in Light of Metaphysical Knowledge

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.46270


This chapter delves into metaphysical explanations of a variety of topics, such as the question of what it means to be human, the distinction between reason and intellect, and the contrasts between modern Western and Islamic conceptions of metaphysics. Other topics addressed from the perspective of traditional metaphysics include traditional art, ethics, science, ecology, and spirituality. 

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