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Metaphysics is a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the essence of things, of the fundamental nature of being and the world and the principles that organize the universe. Metaphysics is supposed to answer the question "What is the nature of reality?"

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After reading the section from which those quotes come (thanks @CooLeeo for the link in your answer!), I think I have a better idea of what Heidegger means. First, the "casting-toward of being" means …
answered Jun 14 '16 by Jeff Y
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The difference is that children at Halloween and in school plays can also get dogginess, and that simply "being brown" brings along no additional information. The whole nature of "natural kinds" is th …
answered Feb 8 '16 by Jeff Y
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Yes, you could "resolve" the paradox that way. But you will have resorted to "Humpty-Dumptyism" in order to do so. Arguably that is even worse than the original "paradox". http://www.bartleby.com/73/ …
answered Aug 18 '16 by Jeff Y