AbstractMetaphysical modelling is a method in (epistemologically enlightened) metaphysics. It uses models for the philosophical analysis of metaphysico-epistemological situations. In this paper, the method is applied to a set of metaphysical questions that concern the relationship between God and the world, and the relationship between human beings and the world. The questions revolve around a center: What is it that ultimately determines reality? This complex metaphysical subject is treated in a simplified and downsized manner: on the scale of board games. As will be seen, the unusual perspective provided by the model leads to new insights and has a salutary corrective effect in the metaphysico-epistemological respect. The paper also provides an analysis and defense of analogical thinking in metaphysics (of which way of thinking metaphysical modelling is a special form). View Full-Text
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Meixner, U. Playing God. Religions 2019, 10, 209.
Meixner U. Playing God. Religions. 2019; 10(3):209.Chicago/Turabian Style
Meixner, Uwe. 2019. "Playing God." Religions 10, no. 3: 209.
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