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How did our universe come to be? Does God exist? Does time ?ow? Do we have free will? What is truth?
Metaphysics is concerned with the nature of ourselves and the world around us. This clear and accessible introduction covers the central topics in metaphysics studied by undergraduate philosophy students. Now in its third edition What is this thing called Metaphysics? has been thoroughly revised throughout and now has two chapters devoted to attacks on free will. The textbook includes a number of student friendly features including chapter summaries, a glossary of important terms, study questions, key concepts, examples, annotated further reading, and a guide to web resources.