PHL 303: Metaphysics

Prerequisite: Semester course in Philosophy or permission of instructor

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy

A study of the nature of existence and of the kinds of things that exist; an investigation into the ultimate constituents of reality. Topics may include: universals and particulars, the reality of everyday objects, causation, the nature of time, substances, and the debate between realism and anti-realism. Examines challenges to the possibility of metaphysics as a coherent enterprise, and what the appropriate methodology of metaphysics should be.

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