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- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
The Principle of Sufficient Reason (PSR) says that all contingent facts must have explanation. In this volume, the first on the topic in the English language in nearly half a century, Alexander Pruss examines the substantive philosophical issues raised by the Principle of Sufficient Reason. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 34.00
In this volume, Daniel A. Dombrowski defends the ontological argument against its contemporary critics, but he does so by using a neoclassical or process concept of God, thereby strengthening the case for a contemporary theistic metaphysics. His argument avoids the problems inherent in the traditional concept of God as static. more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 155.00
In this book, fifteen authors from a wide spectrum of disciplines (ranging from the natural sciences to the arts) offer assessments of the way time enters their work, the definition and uses of time that have proved most productive or problematic, and the lessons their subjects can offer for our understanding of time beyond the classroom and laboratory... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 90.00
Capital Times analyzes the social and political processes involved in conceptions of time in ancient and medieval tradition and sets them in the context of contemporary political and philosophical debates centering on the thought of Kant and Marx. Witty and learned, Alliez?s ambitious work forces us to reevaluate the philosophical and historical status... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 70.00
Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasising the moment. The moment demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and repetition, rupture and continuity. This collection addresses the key questions posed by the moment, considering writers such... more...
- Reaktion Books 2001; US$ 44.00
Tropical nature' is to a great extent a Western imaginative construct, conveyed in literature, travel writing, drawings, paintings, photographs and diagrams. Nancy Leys Stepan critically examines this construct, in order to remedy the persistent historic misrepresentation of the tropics and its peoples. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 109.99
In this wide-ranging philosophical work, Koons takes on two powerful dogmas--anti-realism and materialism. In doing so, Koons develops an elegant metaphysical system that accounts for such phenomena as information, mental representation, our knowledge of logic, mathematics and science, the structure of spacetime, the identity of physical objects, and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 18.99
Why is the future so different from the past? Why does the past affect the future and not the other way around? What does quantum mechanics really tell us about the world? In this important and accessible book, Huw Price throws fascinating new light on some of the great mysteries of modern physics, and connects them in a wholly original way. Price... more...