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By Barry Loewer,Jonathan Schaffer

In A significant other to David Lewis, Barry Loewer and Jonathan Schaffer compile best philosophers to give an explanation for, speak about, and severely expand Lewis's seminal paintings in unique methods. scholars and students will notice the underlying subject matters and intricate interconnections woven during the assorted diversity of his paintings in metaphysics, philosophy of language, common sense, epistemology, philosophy of technology, philosophy of brain, ethics, and aesthetics.

  • The first and simply finished learn of the paintings of David Lewis, some of the most systematic and influential philosophers of the latter 1/2 the twentieth century
  • Contributions make clear the underlying topics and intricate interconnections woven via Lewis's paintings throughout his huge, immense variety of effect, together with metaphysics, language, common sense, epistemology, technological know-how, brain, ethics, and aesthetics
  • Outstanding Lewis students and prime philosophers operating within the fields Lewis motivated clarify, speak about, and seriously expand Lewis's paintings in unique ways
  • An crucial source for college students and researchers throughout analytic philosophy that covers the foremost topics of Lewis's work

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