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By K.J. Perszyk

Matters surrounding the prestige and nature of `nonexistent gadgets' represent certainly one of philosophy's oldest and densest thickets. during this publication Perszyk takes his readers surefootedly via this thicket, knowledgeable either traditionally and on the point of latest dialogue of correct topics. His major objective is to enhance a `bundle' or `set of houses' interpretation of Meinong's concept of nonexistent items (as against a collection of homes neo-Meinongian metaphysics), and to shield this nonstandard interpretation opposed to competing perspectives in either the philosophical and scholarly literature on Meinong. The Meinong who emerges is neither the hero nor the villain his pals and foes have in most cases led us to believe.
This essentially written publication is a precious addition either to the literature on Meinong and to modern metaphysics of modality. It is written for college kids and execs drawn to those, and similar, areas.

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