Baruch Brody contends that the fundamental assumption on which the tradition is based is erroneous and that once this assumption is shown to be in error, all philosophical problems in this area have to be rethought.
Originally published in 1980.
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Table of Contents:
- FrontMatter, pg. i
- Contents, pg. vii
- Preface, pg. ix
- One. The Theory of Identity for Enduring Objects, pg. 1
- Two. Enduring and Nonenduring Objects, pg. 24
- Three. Implications, pg. 43
- Four. The Theory Of Change, pg. 71
- Five. The Theory Of Essentialism, pg. 84
- Six. Essence And Explanation, pg. 135
- Notes, pg. 157
- Index, pg. 163