Preface. 1. Metaphysics. 2. Numbers. 3. Platonism. 4. Identity. 5. Is Truth Relative? 6. Colour. 7. Modality. 8. Things and Their Parts. 9. Determinism, Freedom and Fatalism. 10. Is There Truth in Fiction? 11. Cosmology. References. Index.
Michael Jubien is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California at Davis. He has published widely in the field of metaphysics, and is the author of Ontology, Modality and the Fallacy of Reference (1993).
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