Reality Making

2016.09.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Jago (ed.), Reality Making, Oxford University Press, 2016, 200pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198755722. Reviewed by Ricki
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2016.09.17 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Mark Jago (ed.), Reality Making, Oxford University Press, 2016, 200pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198755722. Reviewed by Ricki Bliss, Lehigh University It would be hard for anyone interested in metaphysics not to have noticed the recent explosion of interest in notions of ground, ontological dependence, metaphysical structure, fundamentality and their like. Although doubtless the mushrooming of the literature devoted to these themes, and the cottage industry associated with them, has sprung from soils made fertile by time, sometimes one wonders what metaphysicians even did before Kit Fine told us we ought to be worried about grounding. Mark Jago's edited collection offers eight new papers that contribute to the rapidly expanding literature on reality and its structure. Where this volume is, perhaps, unique and somewhat refreshing is that its focus is less on meta-issues pertaining to the over-arching structure. . .

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