El principio de razón suficiente

Rubén Pereda

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/SetF.2015.024


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.


causation; metaphysics; infinite; individual; ex nihilo

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