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PHILPE3 Introduction to Metaphysics 3 ECTS

Learning outcomes

The module gives an overview of the basic concepts and problems of contemporary metaphysics and of the history of metaphysics.


At least the following themes are discussed:
- the concept of existence
- categories of being
- the problem of universals
- personal identity
- time and change
- causality, determinism, and free will
- the existence of God

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Garrett: What is this thing called metaphysics.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Basic Studies (Philosophy)
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