The Review of Metaphysics

Founded in 1947, the Review of Metaphysics is a quarterly journal published by the Philosophy Education Society of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Its subject matter covers trade, technical and professional publications; philosophy; indexes, abstracts, reports, proceedings and bibliographies. Kenneth Rolling is the managing editor, Dr. Jude P. Dougherty is the editor and Justin West is the book review editor.

Articles from Vol. 54, No. 3, March

Announcements
The Newberry Library, an independent research library in Chicago, Illinois, invites applications for its 2002-2003 Fellowships in the Humanities. All proposed research must be appropriate to the collections of the Newberry Library. The fellowship program...
Aquinas's Division of Being According to Modes of Existing
ONE COULD SAY THAT THE SCIENCE OF METAPHYSICS was born of Parmenides' wondering how to divide being. His reasoning, namely that nothing belonging to being could divide it, and that nonbeing, since it in no way exists, cannot divide anything, set the...
Categories, Logical Functions, and Schemata in Kant
IN THE FIRST EDITION TRANSCENDENTAL DEDUCTION of the categories Kant does not mention the logical functions of judgment. In the second edition (the B edition) the Deduction can be said to be dominated by the logical functions of judgment. A transcendental...
Individuals, Universals, and Capacity
SENSING PRESENTS TO US INDIVIDUALS. But, though directing us practically, the way it presents them misleads us systematically about the nature of the individuals with which we have our practical dealings and poses serious questions about the status...
In Memoriam: Charles Hartshorne (1897-2000)
Charles Hartshorne was born on the fifth of June 1897 in Kittaning, Pennsylvania, and died October 9, 2000 in Austin, Texas. His 104 years of life were dedicated to philosophical study and it is no exaggeration to say that he decidedly reshaped our...
Moral Knowledge and the Acquisition of Virtue in Aristotle's Nicomachean and Eudemian Ethics
IN BOTH THE EUDEMIAN ETHICS AND THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS, Aristotle says that the aim of ethical inquiry is a practical one; (1) we want to know what virtue is so that we may become good ourselves and thereby do well and be happy. By classifying ethical...
The Myth of the Last Judgment in the Gorgias
I AT THE END OF A VERY LONG DISCUSSION with interlocutors who grow angrier and angrier with him, Socrates tells a story about the judgment of souls in the afterlife. He addresses the myth to Callicles, his final interlocutor, in the explicitly stated...