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  1. Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction.Michael J. Loux & Thomas M. Crisp - 1997 - Routledge.
    _Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction_ is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated and includes two new chapters on Parts and Wholes, and Metaphysical Indeterminacy or vagueness. This new edition also keeps the user-friendly format, the chapter overviews summarizing the main topics, concrete examples to clarify difficult (...)
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  2. The Possible and the Actual: Readings in the Metaphysics of Modality.Michael J. Loux (ed.) - 1979 - Cornell University Press.
    Preface In these days, an anthology on the topic of possible worlds hardly needs justification. No issue has given rise to as much literature in the past ...
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  3. The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics.Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.) - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics offers the most authoritative and compelling guide to this diverse and fertile field of philosophy. Twenty-four of the world's most distinguished specialists provide brand-new essays about 'what there is': what kinds of things there are, and what relations hold among entities falling under various categories. They give the latest word on such topics as identity, modality, time, causation, persons and minds, freedom, and vagueness. The Handbook's unrivaled breadth and depth make it the definitive reference work (...)
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    Primary Ousia: An Essay on Aristotle's Metaphysics Z and H.Michael J. Loux - 1991 - Cornell University Press.
    Michael J. Loux here presents a fresh reading of two of the most important books of the Metaphysics, Books Z and H, in which Aristotle presents his mature ...
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    The Problem of Universals in Contemporary Philosophy.Gabriele Galluzzo & Michael J. Loux (eds.) - 2015 - Cambridge University Press.
    Are there any universal entities? Or is the world populated only by particular things? The problem of universals is one of the most fascinating and enduring topics in the history of metaphysics, with roots in ancient and medieval philosophy. This collection of new essays provides an innovative overview of the contemporary debate on universals. Rather than focusing exclusively on the traditional opposition between realism and nominalism, the contributors explore the complexity of the debate and illustrate a broad range of positions (...)
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  6. Substance and Attribute.Michael J. Loux - 1983 - Philosophy 58 (224):267-269.
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    Primary Ousia: An Essay on Aristotle's Metaphysics Z and H.S. Marc Cohen & Michael J. Loux - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (3):397.
    Review of Primary Ousia: An Essay on Aristotle's Metaphysics Z and H, by Michael J. Loux (Cornell University Press: 1991).
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    Substance and Attribute a Study in Ontology.Michael J. Loux & W. J. Loux - 1978 - Springer Verlag.
    In this book I address a dichotomy that is as central as any in ontology - that between ordinary objects or substances and the various attributes we associate with them. My aim is to arrive at the correct philosophical account of each member of the dichotomy. What I shall argue is that the various attempts to understand substances or attri butes in reductive terms fail. Talk about attributes, I shall try to show, is just that - talk about attributes; and, (...)
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  9. The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics.Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman - 2004 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 66 (2):375-376.
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    Primary Ousia.A. R. Lacey & Michael J. Loux - 1993 - Philosophical Quarterly 43 (173):525.
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  11. Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings.Michael J. Loux - 2001 - Routledge.
    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  12. The Synoptic Vision: Essays on the Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars.Cornelius Delaney, Michael J. Loux, Gary Gutting & W. David Solomon - 1977 - University of Notre Dame Press.
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    Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings.Michael J. Loux (ed.) - 2001 - Routledge.
    Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that draws together leading philosophers writing on the major themes in Metaphysics. Chapters appear under the headings: Universals Particulars Modality and Possible Worlds Causation Time Persistence Realism and Anti-Realism Each section is prefaced by an introductory essay by the editor which guides students gently into each topic. Articles by the following leading philosophers are included: Allaire, Anscombe, Armstrong, Black, Broad, Casullo, Dummett, Ewing, Heller, Hume, Kripke, Lewis, Mackie, McTaggart, Mellor, Merricks , Parfit, Plantinga, (...)
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  14. Ockham's Theory of Terms. Part I of the "Summa Logicae".Michael J. Loux & Ockham - 1978 - Critica 10 (29):131-134.
     
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    Form, Species and Predication in Metaphysics Z, H, and Θ.Michael J. Loux - 1979 - Mind 88 (349):1-23.
  16. Aristotle's Constituent Ontology.Michael J. Loux - 2006 - In Dean Zimmerman (ed.), Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 2. Oxford University Press.
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    Introdução à metafísica.Michael J. Loux - 2008 - Critica.
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    Kinds and the Dilemma of Individuation.Michael J. Loux - 1974 - Review of Metaphysics 27 (4):773 - 784.
    Suppose, then, we deny that there is a substrate for the various characteristics we associate with an ordinary object like a man or a table. The only option, it would seem, is to identify such objects with their characteristics. Put in another way, to reject the notion of bare substratum is to commit oneself to the claim that the constituents of objects are, one and all, characteristics. But if we are metaphysical realists, we want to say that characteristics are repeatable; (...)
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    Universals and Particulars: Readings in Ontology.Michael J. Loux (ed.) - 1970 - University of Notre Dame Press.
    Universals: Loux, M. J. The existence of universals. Russell, B. The world of universals. Quine, W. V. O. On what there is. Pears, D. F. Universals. Strawson, P. F. Particular and general. Wolterstorff, N. Qualities. Bambrough, R. Universals and family resemblances. Donagan, A. Universals and metaphysical realism. Sellars, W. Abstract entities. Wolterstorff, N. On the nature of universals.--Particulars: Loux, M. J. Particulars and their individuation. Black. M. The identity of indiscernibles. Ayer, A. J. The identity of indiscernibles. O'Connor, D. J. (...)
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  20. Aristotle on Matter, Form, and Ontological Strategy.Michael J. Loux - 2005 - Ancient Philosophy 25 (1):81-123.
  21. Beyond Substrata and Bundles: A Prolegomenon to a Substance Ontology.Michael J. Loux - 1998 - In S. Laurence C. MacDonald (ed.), Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics. Blackwell. pp. 233.
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    Aristotle on the Transcendentals.Michael J. Loux - 1973 - Phronesis 18 (3):225-239.
  23. Aristotle and Parmenides: An Interpretation of Physics A8.Michael J. Loux - 1992 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 8:281-319.
     
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    Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings.Michael J. Loux - 2001 - Routledge.
    This comprehensive anthology of classic and contemporary readings by leading philosophers complements the second edition of Michael Loux's _Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction_.
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    The Ontology of William of Ockham.Michael J. Loux - 1981 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 46 (3):667-668.
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    Recent Work in Ontology.Michael J. Loux - 1972 - American Philosophical Quarterly 9 (2):119 - 138.
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    Significatio and Suppositio: Reflections on Ockham’s Semantics.Michael J. Loux - 1979 - New Scholasticism 53 (4):407-427.
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    The Foundations of Arithmetic.Michael J. Loux - 1970 - New Scholasticism 44 (3):470-471.
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    The Concept of a Kind.Michael J. Loux - 1976 - Philosophical Studies 29 (1):53 - 61.
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  30. Essentialism.Michael J. Loux - 1999 - In Robert Audi (ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press. pp. 281--283.
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    Toward an Aristotelian Theory of Abstract Objects.Michael J. Loux - 1986 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 11 (1):495-512.
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    A Scotistic Argument For The Existence Of A First Cause.Michael J. Loux - 1984 - American Philosophical Quarterly 21 (2):157-166.
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    Colloquium 8.Michael J. Loux - 1992 - Proceedings of the Boston Area Colloquium of Ancient Philosophy 8 (1):281-319.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Roderick M. Chisholm, John Corcoran, Jorge Gracia, L. S. Carrier, T. N. Pelegrinis, Alfred L. Ivry, D. S. Clarke, Leo Rauch, Robert Young, Michael J. Loux, Rita Nolan, Gerald Vision, E. D. Klemke, Ruth Anna Putnam, Edward S. Reed, Maurice Mandelbaum, John Wettersten & Rachel Shihor - 1983 - Philosophia 13 (1-2):359-362.
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    APA Symposium on Aristotle’s Metaphysics.Michael J. Loux - 1995 - Ancient Philosophy 15 (2):495-510.
  36. Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction, Fourth Edition.Michael J. Loux & Thomas M. Crisp - 2017 - Routledge.
    _Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction_ is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated and includes two new chapters on Parts and Wholes, and Metaphysical Indeterminacy or vagueness. This new edition also keeps the user-friendly format, the chapter overviews summarizing the main topics, concrete examples to clarify difficult (...)
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    A Scotistic Proof for the Existence of a First Cause.Michael J. Loux - 1983 - Noûs 17 (1):73.
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    Philosophy of Language.Michael J. Loux - 1975 - Teaching Philosophy 1 (2):189-190.
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    Form in Aristotle's Constituent Ontology.Michael J. Loux - 2007 - In Christian Kanzian & Muhammed Legenhausen (eds.), Substance and Attribute: Western and Islamic Traditions in Dialogue. Ontos Verlag. pp. 5--145.
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    Ockham's Theory of Terms: Part 1 of the Summa Logicae.Michael J. Loux - 1978 - Noûs 12 (1):82-87.
  41. Dummett on Realism and Anti-Realism.Michael J. Loux - 2005 - In Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Quine on the Inscrutability and Relativity of Reference.Michael J. Loux & Wm David Solomon - 1974 - Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 15 (1):16-24.
  43. Obras recientes de ontología moderna.Michael J. Loux - 1974 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 4 (2):227-278.
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    Nominalismo.Michael J. Loux - 2006 - Critica.
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  45. Realism and Anti-Realism : Dummett's Challenge.Michael J. Loux - 2003 - In Michael J. Loux & Dean W. Zimmerman (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Metaphysics. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Words and Objections.Michael J. Loux - 1971 - New Scholasticism 45 (2):367-367.
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    Identity-Statements and Essentialism.Michael J. Loux - 1970 - New Scholasticism 44 (3):431-439.
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    Action, Knowledge, and Reality: Critical Studies in Honor of Wilfrid Sellars.Michael J. Loux - 1978 - Philosophical Review 87 (2):275.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Michael J. Loux - 1993 - Mind 102 (407):519-524.
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    Words and Objections: Essays on the Work of W. V. Quine. [REVIEW]Michael J. Loux - 1971 - New Scholasticism 45 (2):367-367.
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