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Descriptor English: Metaphysics
Descriptor Spanish: Metafisica
Descriptor Portuguese: Metafísica
Descriptor French: Métaphysique
Entry term(s): Metaphysic
Tree number(s): K01.752.511
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008678
Scope note: The branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, including ontology (the nature of existence or being) and cosmology (the origin and structure of the universe). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: only /hist
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
DeCS ID: 8854
Unique ID: D008678
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/05/18
Metaphysics - Preferred
Concept UI M0013524
Scope note The branch of philosophy that treats of first principles, including ontology (the nature of existence or being) and cosmology (the origin and structure of the universe). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Metaphysics
Entry term(s) Metaphysic



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