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metametaphysics

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meta- +‎ metaphysics

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metametaphysics (uncountable)

  1. The part of philosophy that studies the nature of metaphysics.
    • 1988, Hugh J Silverman, Philosophy and Non-Philosophy since Merleau-Ponty
      Since if we have seen reason to concede to Derrida that metaphor and non-philosophy lie beyond philosophy and are to metaphysics a metametaphysics...
    • 2007, James Ladyman, Don Ross, David Spurrett, John Collier, Every Thing Must Go
      Then naturalistic metametaphysics, we hold, should be based on naturalistic metaphysics, which should in turn be based on science.