Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Metaphysics: is a theory that has the claim to ask questions and provide answers beyond our available knowledge. It is objected that even for asking questions, a knowledge of the meanings of the words used is required. This knowledge is not given when experiences or at least theories using these terms are not available. See also essentialism, metaphysical possibility.
 
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Taureck I 39
Metaphysics/Sophists/Taureck: the Sophists did not yet know the concept later developed by Plato and Aristotle. In any case, they were more oriented towards epistemology.
Sophists
Tau I
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29