Individuals, Essence And Identity: Themes of Analytic Metaphysics
Bottani (Andrea C.), Carrara (Massimiliano) & Giaretta (Pierdaniele), Eds.
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

Chapters

    Introduction – vii
  1. Ontology and Analysis
    • Kit Fine / The Question of Realism – 3
    • Achille C. Varzi / Words and Objects – 49
  2. Essence and Existence
    • Enrico Berti / Being and Essence in Contemporary Interpretations of Aristotle – 79
    • David Charles / Some Comments on Prof. Enrico Berti's Paper "Being and Essence in Contemporary Interpretations of Aristotle" – 109
    • Alex Orenstein / Existence, Identity, and an Aristotelian Tradition – 127
    • Mauro Mariani / Orenstein on Existence and Identity – 151
    • Stephen Yablo / Abstract Objects: A Case Study – 163
    • E. Jonathan Lowe / Kinds, Essence, and Natural Necessity – 189
    • Kathe Trettin / Kinds of Necessity: a Commentary on EJ. Lowe's Paper – 207
  3. Identity
    • Mario Mignucci / On the Notion of Identity in Aristotle – 217
    • Paolo Crivelli / Sameness in Aristotle's Topics – 239
    • David Wiggins / Identity and Supervenience1 – 247
    • Edmund Runggaldier / Comments on Wiggins's Paper "Identity and Supervienence" – 267
    • Timothy Williamson / Vagueness, Identity, and Leibniz's Law – 273
    • Dorothy Edgington / Williamson on Vagueness, Identity, and Leibniz's Law – 305
    • Graeme Forbes / Origins and Identities – 319
    • Penelope Mackie / Forbes on Origins and Identities – 341
  4. Time and Persistence
    • Anthony Savile / Leibniz, Composite Substances and the Persistence of Organic Things – 355
    • Richard Glauser / On Naturalising Leibniz (a Reply to Anthony Savile) – 369
    • Peter Van Inwagen / Temporal Parts and Identity Across Time – 387
    • Andrea Bottani / Van Inwagen on Temporal Parts and Identity Across Time – 413
    • Uwe Meixner / Change and Change-Ersatz – 427
    • Christopher Hughes / Starting Over – 451

    List of Contributors – 477
    Bibliography – 479
    Index of Names – 497

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