What is Metaphysics?

Metaphysics the branch of philosophy that deals with the first principles of things, including abstract concepts such as being, knowing, substance, cause, identity, time, and space.

Metaphysics is a type of philosophy or study that uses broad concepts to help define reality and our understanding of it.  Metaphysics is a major branch of philosophy. It concerns existence and the nature of things that exist. Altogether it is a theory of reality. Ontology is the part of metaphysics which discusses what exists: the categories of being.

What are metaphysical areas of study?

Areas of metaphysical study include: Ontology, cosmology, and often, epistemology.

What is the purpose of metaphysics?

The goal of metaphysics is to study beings — things in the world — with special attention not to their superficial qualities like color, shape, size, or smell, but to something more fundamental: their very existence (or the way in which they exist).

What does modern applied metaphysics include?

After the 1500s, and then after Carl Jung’s psychological studies became popular, psychological archetypes as applied to astrology, tarot, numerology and other occult arts and sciences also fall under the science of metaphysics.  Spirituality as a vibrational reality of life falls under the study of metaphysics.  Vibrational Medicine and the study of unseen forces falls under the metaphysics.

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