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The Vindication of Nothingness
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Marco Simionato
The Vindication of Nothingness
editiones scholasticae 2017

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The philosophical question of nothingness has often been controversial. The main core of the question is the use of ‘nothing’ or ‘nothingness’ as a noun phrase rather than a quantifier phrase. This work deals with the question of nothingness and metaphysical nihilism in analytic philosophy. After evaluating an account of nothingness based on the notion of an empty possible world, the present work proposes two original arguments for metaphysical nihilism. With a preface by Graham Priest.

“Simionato’s book delivers a welcome deepening of our understanding of nothing.” Graham Priest

Keyword: nothingness; nothing; metaphysical nihilism; possible worlds; empty world;

About the Author

Marco Simionato has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Venice. His research interests are mainly focused on metaphysics, metaphysical nihilism, theories of truth and other related topics.

ISBN: 978-3-86838-587-8
216 pp
€79.00 (including 7 % tax)


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