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A collection of lively, accessible articles from past issues of Philosophy Now on the nature of reality. The Ultimate Guide to Metaphysics is divided into five chapters: Causality & Time; Identity & Change; Knowledge & Perception; God; Determinism & Free Will.
Frankenstein & Philosophy
Carlo Filice wonders why a god would bother to create a world.
Siobhan Lyons hunts down a philosopher’s essential ingredients.
Mary Shelley’s father, political philosopher William Godwin, was the first modern exponent of anarchism. In his honour, Nick Gutierrez states the stateless ideal.
Peter Flegel highlights possible connections between early Greek philosophy and the ideas of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt.
by Terence Green
Seán Moran blows the whistle on Plato’s flautophobia.