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  1. General Overviews 4 items
    1. Metaphysics: An Introduction - Alyssa Ney 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential The core readings for each of the main topics on the module (including compulsory seminar readings) are drawn from this book. You will need to have regular access to a copy.

    2. Metaphysics: An Introduction - Jonathan Tallant 2011

      Book Recommended Chapters 2-5 will provide a distinct perspective on many issues relevant to this module.

    3. Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics - Theodore Sider, John Hawthorne, Dean W. Zimmerman 2008

      Book 

    4. The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics - Michael J. Loux, Dean W. Zimmerman 2003

      Book 

  2. What is Metaphysics? 4 items
    Ney (2014: Chapter 1), ‘An Introduction to Ontology’, 30-59
    1. Metaphysics - van Inwagen, Peter 2016

      Webpage 

  3. Composition & Ordinary Objects 6 items
    Ney (2014: Chapter 3), ‘Material Objects’, 89-118
    1. Material Beings - Peter van Inwagen 1990

      Book 

    2. Restricted Composition (in Sider, Hawthorne, & Zimmerman, eds. 2008) - Ned Markosian 2008

      Chapter 

  4. Abstract Entities 4 items
    Ney (2014: Chapter 2), ‘Abstract Entities’, 60-88
    1. Abstract Entities (in Sider, Hawthorne, & Zimmerman, eds. 2008) - Chris Swoyer 2008

      Chapter 

  5. Modality 5 items
    Ney (2014: Chapter 7), ‘Modality’, 190-216
    1. On the plurality of worlds - David K. Lewis 1986

      Book  pp. 1-20

    2. Concrete Possible Worlds (in Sider, Hawthorne, & Zimmerman, eds. 2008) - Phillip Bricker 2008

      Chapter 

    3. Reductive Theories of Modality - Theodore Sider 2003

      Chapter 

    4. Possible Worlds I: Modal Realism - Louis deRosset 12/2009

      Article 

  6. Time & Change 4 items
    Ney (2014: Chapter 5), ‘Time’, 138-69
    1. McTaggart on Time - Judith Jarvis Thomson 10/2001

      Article 

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