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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
am Anfang der Registratur von Bedeutungen steht die Witterung der Tiere. Die erste Kunstform dieser Witterung ist die Mantik. In den informellen Registraturen des modernen Menschen wie Vermuten, Ahnen, ein Gespür für etwas haben stecken diese mantischen Ursprünge noch heute in uns. Dieses Gespür beredt werden zu lassen, ist Aufgabe einer Metaphysik,... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 49.99
Ion Soteropoulos reconciles the contradiction between the finite and infinite and transforms this reconciliation into the founding principle of motion. This book will appeal to readers interested in the logical mechanics of the physical universe, the hidden powers of our finite brain, and the utility of robots in the future. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues. It also contrasts two conceptions of autonomy, one based on a liberal model but detached from its political foundation and one that is responsive to the concerns of virtue ethics and... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
Ontologized Ethics is a collection of essays in meta-ethics with an emphasis on philosophical discourse in the African context. It focuses primarily on the extent to which metaphysical beliefs may or may not justify moral beliefs, thereby revisiting the issue of the ?is-ought? relationship. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 84.99
The Legitimacy of Miracle defends the view that miracles, in the strong sense of being events produced by a supernatural agent overriding the usual course of nature, can take place without violating any laws of nature. This means that the evidence for miracles cannot be judged to be in conflict with the evidence for the laws of nature; the result... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99
Naturalism?s Philosophy of the Sacred furthers the tradition of religious naturalism by offering an approach to the sacred through the metaphysical categories of ordinality and ontological parity put forward by twentieth-century American naturalist Justus Buchler. The book?s chief argument is that the most effective antidote to religious violence... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 101.64
Hauptbeschreibung Der Dialog De E apud Delphos gehört zu den meistdiskutierten Texten des griechischen Philosophen und Polyhistors Plutarch von Chaironeia (ca. 45-120 n. Chr.). Unter der Prämisse, dass sich in dem rätselhaften Weihegeschenk in Form eines E an seinem Tempel in Delphi das Wesen des Gottes Apollon als eines Inspirators zur Philosophie... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
What does it mean to persist as an individual person throughout the course of a lifetime? Wagner develops a theory that regards persons as psychophysical actors whose identity is determined by the contingent de facto norms and structures of the world of action. Personal identity is understood as being a potentially mutable relationship that localizes... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
2012 GAP/ontos-Award for furthering scientific research in the field of analytical ontology and metaphysics. As philosophers are keen to say, there is a possible world where Socrates is a carpenter. Plausibly, truths about what might or could not be the case are not basic but grounded in more fundamental features of reality. Steinberg develops this... more...