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Metaphysics for Life STUDY GUIDE
WEEK 1 - What Is Metaphysics?

What is metaphysics?

This WEEK we will explore the definitions, history, and meaning of Metaphysics - the first and foremost of the Five Branches of Philosophy.

Metaphysics has taken on a wide range of meanings over time.  

The term "metaphysics" comes from the book "First Philosophy" written by the Greek philosopher Aristotle more than 2000 years ago.  

The book was renamed "meta" (Greek for "after") "physics" (Greek for the physical or natural world) by the publisher who bundled Aristotle's works into one text.  He renamed "First Philosophy" "Metaphysics" because he placed it after Aritotle's works on nature and physics in the bundle.

Although the original term "metaphysics" was never meant to do so, it became known as the science and philosophy of things that are beyond the physical world and senses.

If you read Aristotle's work, you will find that it attempts to uncover first causes, or the source and origin of things physical - the Earth, nature, space, time, and of course, humans.  

At it's roots, metaphysics seeks to answer the questions, "Who am I?" "Why am I here?" "What or who made the universe?" and "Is there a God?"

This Week's Assignment

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Begin exploring the links to definitions, history, and philosophy of metaphysics.

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Metaphysics For Life Study Guide QUIZ
WEEK 1: What Is Metaphysics?

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