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- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
Why does the universe exist and what are you supposed to do in it? This question has been addressed by religions since time immemorial, but popular answers often fail to account for obvious aspects of reality. Indeed, if God knows everything, why do we need to learn through pain and suffering? If God is omnipotent, why are we needed to do good? If... more...
- Editorial Kairos 2010; US$ 15.99
Proposing a shift from the materialistic and scientific approach to reality to a multidimensional world view of multiple interconnected realities, this innovative exploration offers a new map of reality. This map is based on the realities long-known and maintained by the world?s great spiritual traditions and acts as a guide to the various environmental,... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99
What is the relation between time and change? Does time depend on the mind? Is the present always the same or is it always different? Aristotle tackles these questions in the Physics, and Time for Aristotle is the first book in English devoted to this discussion.Aristotle claims that time is not a kind of change, but that it is something dependent... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99
E. J. Lowe sets out and defends his theory of what there is. His four-category ontology is a metaphysical system that recognizes two fundamental categorial distinctions which cut across each other to generate four fundamental ontological categories. The distinctions are between the particular and the universal and between the substantial and the non-substantial.... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00
Since the early 20th century internationally renowned scholars have regularly rediscovered the significance of Søren Kierkegaard for the philosophy of religion and theology. However, only recently have they explored the affinity between the North American philosophy of pragmatism and Kierkegaard's existential thinking.This collection of essays documents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 133.00
Conservative Reductionism sets out a new theory of the relationship between physics and the special sciences within the framework of functionalism. It argues that it is wrong-headed to conceive an opposition between functional and physical properties (or functional and physical descriptions, respectively) and to build an anti-reductionist argument... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 75.00
Critical analysis of how key philosophers in the European tradition responded to the emergence of a modern conception of temporality. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2007; US$ 15.95
Baruch Spinoza began his studies in the Jewish community of seventeenth century Amsterdam by learning Hebrew and the Talmud, only to be excommunicated at the age of twenty-four for supposed heresy. Because of his radical transformation of the concept of God, he has been characterized, on the one hand, as an atheist, and on the other as the God-intoxicated... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 84.99
John McDowell's 'minimal empiricism' is one of the most influential and widely discussed doctrines in contemporary philosophy. Richard Gaskin subjects it to careful examination and criticism. The doctrine is undermined, he argues, by inadequacies in the way McDowell conceives what he styles the 'order of justification' connecting... more...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 33.99
Nature's Metaphysics argues that a satisfactory philosophy of science requires a metaphysics that is based on the understanding that natural properties are essentially dispositional. Alexander Bird develops a dispositional essentialist account of the laws of nature, defending the claim that laws are metaphysically necessary. Professional philosophers... more...