noun (used with a singular verb)
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Today, metaphysics is a branch of philosophy that, loosely speaking, deals with those assumptions which physicists make in the constructions of theories that are not grounded in empirical evidence.Your Guide to the Many Meanings of Quantum Mechanics - Facts So Romantic|Sabine Hossenfelder|September 3, 2020|Nautilus
“All these questions of physics and metaphysics have changed because physics have changed,” says Sánchez.
They are read as being about blackness, as both color and mental state, or even as metaphysics.
He is, perhaps, the first crime writer since Christopher Marlowe to have a degree in metaphysics.Why You Should Read Ken Bruen the Master of Irish Noir|Allen Barra|March 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This fop, played by Griffin, is for winning a beauty by the rules of metaphysics.Their Majesties' Servants (Volume 1 of 3)|John Doran
Metaphysics is the science of being in general, and therefore of the things which become objects apprehended by our minds.
Hence it was easy for Kant to show that our science is wholly relative and our metaphysics entirely artificial.Bergson and His Philosophy|J. Alexander Gunn
In a fourth a system of idealistic metaphysics is being excogitated; in a fifth the impossibility of metaphysics is being shown.Pragmatism|William James
And so also is the distinction in German metaphysics, between the mind's acts and its passive states.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic|William Stebbing
British Dictionary definitions for metaphysics
noun (functioning as singular)
Derived forms of metaphysicsmetaphysician (ˌmɛtəfɪˈzɪʃən) or metaphysicist (ˌmɛtəˈfɪzɪsɪst), noun
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Cultural definitions for metaphysics
The field in philosophy that studies ultimate questions, such as whether every event has a cause and what things are genuinely real.