Metaphysics is dead. Long live metaphysics! Assorted musings of a philosopher-scientist

Figs in Winter
Feb 17, 2020 · 9 min read
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I am a scientist and a philosopher. As such, I have a problem with metaphysics. A serious problem. Apparently, the word “metaphysics” was coined by an anonymous first century editor of Aristotle’s works. The person in question assembled a small number of the philosopher’s writings and called them “ta meta ta phusika,” literally meaning, the…