General Premise of the programme: The general theme of the course is the study of being, its properties and related concepts. It aims at making more evident the role of metaphysics as an essential backdrop of other disciplines like Theology and Science. Programme 1. The concept of Being. 2. The Transcendental Properties of Being. 3. Potency and Act 4. Substance and Accidents 5. Causality and its types 6. The First Principles.