El principio de razón suficiente
Keywordscausation, metaphysics, infinite, individual, ex nihilo
The Principle of Sufficient Reason
According to Alexander R. Pruss the Principle of Sufficient Reason (PSR) is essential to solve two classical problems of philosophy: 1) the problem of infinite regress and 2) the non-emergence of entities ex nihilo. Furthermore, the use of the PSR would correspond to an Aristotelian-Thomistic explanation of the metaphysical structure of individuals. However, the argument developed by Pruss has some defects that ultimately lead to the conclusion that the PSR is superfluous.
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