How did our universe get here? What is our end? The answers to these questions start with our assumptions about reality. Is there some aspect of reality that provides a foundation for all else? See what evidence your beliefs and intuitions may provide for a necessary reality by taking this interactive quiz.
Looking for a new book for your graduate course? Want to get an overview of the currently debated theories of truth? Joshua L. Rasmussen, in his book "Defending the Correspondence Theory of Truth", gives a detailed analysis of how truth may correspond to reality via arrangements and answers many tough objections from truth theorists. This book is for anyone desiring to dig deeper into the metaphysics of propositions, facts, and truth.
Co-authors Alexander Pruss and Joshua Rasmussen offer a rigorous metaphysical analysis of the foundations of reality. Contained in this forthcoming book are new arguments for the necessary existence of some reality, answers to objections, and philosophical discussion of the nature of such reality. Expected release date is 2017 with Oxford University Press.
Joshua L. Rasmussen, Professor of Philosophy at Azusa Pacific University, is an author, researcher, and presenter.
His areas of specialization are metaphysics and philosophy of religion. His curiosity about the big questions motivates scrutiny into the depths of metaphysics relating to time, ontology, and cosmology.