Readership: Scholars and students of philosophy, particularly metaphysics.
D. M. Armstrong, formerly University of Sydney
David Armstrong was Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney until his retirement in 1992.
Review(s) from previous edition"a model of clarity and rich in ideas ... it is a pleasure, as always, to wrestle with the deep philosophical questions that Armstrong continues to present us with so vivaciously.
- E. J. Lowe, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
4: States of Affairs
5: Laws of Nature
6: Reacting to Dispositionalism
9: Possibility, Actuality, Necessity
12: The Rational disciplines: Logic and Mathematics