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Pragmatist metaphysics proposes a pragmatist re-articulation of the nature, aims and methods of metaphysics rather than regarding metaphysics as. Collingwood's essay on metaphysics 335 suggested that collingwood had at one time or another had in mind several variant conclusions to the idea. Soul, body, and survival how are soul and body related to one another are human beings immaterial souls, or complex physical organisms will we survive . The importance of subjectivity: selected essays in metaphysics and ethics edited by leemon b mchenry oxford: oxford university press 2011 320 pages.
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