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The Resource On Explaining Existence, (electronic resource)

On Explaining Existence, (electronic resource)

Label
On Explaining Existence
Title
On Explaining Existence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
No short book on the explanation of existence can afford the hubris of claiming to accomplish this task. And certainly no such claim can be or is being made here. What is at issue is not-and cannot be-an actual explanation. Rather, what is attempted here is at the very most a rough sketch of the conceptual architecture that an adequate explanation can be expected to exhibit. No more is achieved than a rough and general indication of the direction in which a satisfactory explanation can unfold. A vast amount of detail will have to be filled in to provide a tenable explanation. Only the rough sh
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Rescher, Nicholas
Dewey number
111
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ontology
  • Reality
Label
On Explaining Existence, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter One. EXISTENCE EXPLANATION AND THE HUME-EDWARDS PRINCIPLE; Chapter Two. THE METAPHYSICS OF POSSIBILITY ACTUALIZATION; Chapter Three. OPTIMALISM AND THE AXIOLOGICAL TURN; Chapter Four. THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE; Chapter Five. DEFENDING OPTIMALISM; Chapter Six. ON THE IMPROVABILITY OF THE WORLD; Chapter Seven. OPTIMALISM AND THEISM; Chapter Eight. ULTIMATE EXPLANATION; NAME INDEX
Control code
ocn851972086
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110320442
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851972086
Label
On Explaining Existence, (electronic resource)
Publication
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter One. EXISTENCE EXPLANATION AND THE HUME-EDWARDS PRINCIPLE; Chapter Two. THE METAPHYSICS OF POSSIBILITY ACTUALIZATION; Chapter Three. OPTIMALISM AND THE AXIOLOGICAL TURN; Chapter Four. THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE; Chapter Five. DEFENDING OPTIMALISM; Chapter Six. ON THE IMPROVABILITY OF THE WORLD; Chapter Seven. OPTIMALISM AND THEISM; Chapter Eight. ULTIMATE EXPLANATION; NAME INDEX
Control code
ocn851972086
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110320442
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)851972086

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