• Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that investigates principles of reality transcending those of any particular science.
• Cosmology and ontology are traditional branches of metaphysics. It is concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world.
• Metaphysics is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. The principal subject is "being qua being", or being understood as being. ...
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• The branch of philosophy which studies fundamental principles intended to describe or explain all that is, and which are not themselves explained by anything more fundamental; the study of first principles; the study of being insofar as it is being (ens in quantum ens); The view or theory of a ...
...metaphysical - pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics; "metaphysical philosophy"
...metaphysical - without material form or substance; "metaphysical forces"
...metaphysical - highly abstract and overly theoretical; "metaphysical reasoning"
• metaphysical - Of or pertaining to metaphysics; Immaterial, supersensual, not physical (more properly, "beyond" that which is physical)
• the study of the ultimate and fundamental reality.
• The branch of philosophy which studies the underlying structure of reality. Central questions in metaphysics include: Can we act freely? What is it for something to exist? How are causes related to their effects? What is time? What is space? How is change possible?
• This is the brach of philosophy that deals with what is real or the nature of reality. In many ways, this is quite similar to epistemology and ontology. However, some important distinctions exist. ...
• Derived from the Latin word meta which means beyond, metaphysics would literally mean that which is beyond the laws of physics.
• The study of the fundamental nature of being and reality; supposedly distinct from physics, as it attempts to consider issues concerning the existence and nature of non-physical entities, or the nature of being and reality as such (in itself). See ontology, epistemology.
• the branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, includes ontology and cosmology, and is intimately connected with epistemology.