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Why science needs metaphysics

Elie Zahar

Why science needs metaphysics

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Published by Open Court in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Science -- Methodology,
  • Metaphysics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElie Zahar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ175 .Z24 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17847498M
    ISBN 100812696034
    ISBN 109780812696035
    LC Control Number2007001429


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Plato, in his theory of forms, separates the sensible world (appearances) of the intelligible world (ideas) and the intelligible world was the only reality, the foundation of all truth. But in Aristotle’s Metaphysics, at the heart of his philosophy, such separation removes any intelligibility and meaning to the world.