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Single Idea 9408

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 6. Hopes for Philosophy]

Full Idea

Science deals with the phenomena, ..but it is metaphysics, and only metaphysics, that tells us what ultimately exists.

Gist of Idea

Science studies phenomena, but only metaphysics tells us what exists


Stephen Mumford (Laws in Nature [2004], 01.2)

Book Reference

Mumford,Stephen: 'Laws in Nature' [Routledge 2006], p.6