Cosmos
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Episode Synopsis

How does metaphysics contribute to our understanding of the world? It asks the most profound questions: What kinds of things exist? How does causality work? Sound too abstract? How about: Does God exist? Are you a soul?

Episode Segments

1. Colin McGinn
2. Peter van Inwagen
3. Philip Clayton
4. George P. Lakoff
5. Dean W. Zimmerman

Can Metaphysics Discover Surprises?

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