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Features contributions from an international array of established and emerging scholars from across the humanities
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Juxtaposes theoretical criticisms with impassioned defenses, encapsulating contemporary debates on naturalism
Includes discussions of metaphysics, realism, feminism, science, knowledge, truth, mathematics, free will, and ethics viewed through a naturalist lens
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