By Dr Tuomas E. Tahko
Aristotelian (or neo-Aristotelian) metaphysics is presently present process whatever of a renaissance. This quantity brings jointly fourteen new essays from top philosophers who're sympathetic to this perception of metaphysics, which takes its cue from the concept that metaphysics is the 1st philosophy. the first enter from Aristotle is methodological, yet many topics established from his metaphysics can be mentioned, together with ontological different types, the position and interpretation of the existential quantifier, essence, substance, traditional types, powers, capability, and the advance of lifestyles. the quantity mounts a robust problem to the kind of ontological deflationism which has lately received a powerful foothold in analytic metaphysics. it is going to be an invaluable source for students and complicated scholars who're attracted to the principles and improvement of philosophy.