I mean that he treated the novel in the highest terms, considered it a metaphysical vessel.
No one can erase those kinds of metaphysical associations.
And so it does, to the end, with a metaphysical shadowing that is all the more powerful for being left implicit.
What a demonstration of metaphysical sleight of hand.
It's an epic, memorable tale in which the illustrations complement metaphysical questioning and wonderful prose.
This philosopher's god is a metaphysical creation of the Enlightenment for purposes of argument.