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- Templeton Press 2013; US$ 6.99
For nearly a century, the central theological message of science seemed to be that there was no need for theology: science could stand alone to explain the universe. But today that message is changing. In this volume, a gallery of respected scientists describes new developments in their fields and the relationship with theological views of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 147.00
The world contains objective causal relations and universals, both of which are intimately connected. If these claims are true, they must have far-reaching consequences, breathing new life into the theory of empirical knowledge and reinforcing epistemological realism. Without causes and universals, Professor Fales argues, realism is defeated, and idealism... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 40.90
Distinguished feminist theorist Elizabeth Grosz turns her attention to a topic long hinted at in feminist politics, but rarely elaborated: the question of time and how it relates to power and subjectivity. She shows how a deep understanding of the processes of time and change could underpin a whole new generation of scholarship. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99
The author shows the inadequacy of received theories of causation, and, introducing conceptual devices of his own, provides an account of causation as the persistence over time of individual properties or "tropes." more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 139.00
Bridging from Husserl to Iamblichus, this book contributes phenomenological readings of Plotinus, Aristotle, Parmenides, and Heraclitus, in which prevalent misconceptions about the very identity of time in the phenomena of motion are corrected, and time's role in Greek philosophy recovered. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 199.00
One of the most basic problems in the philosophy of science involves determining the extent to which nature is governed by laws. This volume presents a wide-ranging overview of the contemporary debate and includes some of its foremost participants. It begins with an extensive introduction describing the historical, logical and philosophical background... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
We tend to identify ???real??? knowledge of nature with science, and for good reasons. The sciences have developed unique ways of disclosing and modifying the intricate workings of nature, building on quantitative, experimental and technologically advanced styles of thinking. Scientific research has produced robust and reliable forms of knowledge,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 37.99
George Molnar came to see that the solution to a number of the problems of contemporary philosophy lay in the development of an alternative to Hume's metaphysics. In this work, which was almost completed when its author died, he developed a thorough account of causal powers and succeeded in producing something both highly focused and at the same... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 114.95
Augenblick, meaning literally 'In the blink of an eye', describes a 'decisive moment' in time that is fleeting, yet momentously eventful and incredibly significant. In this book, Koral Ward investigates the development of the concept into one of the core ideas in Western existential philosophy, alongside such concepts as anxiety and... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 182.00
Integrates interdisciplinary work with philosophical analyses to explain facets of the perennial question of time's nature and existence, both in its contemporary and its original classical contexts, and it explains the two influential investigations of the topic in classical Western thought: Aristotle's and Plotinus'. more...