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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 28.00
Accessible and wide-ranging, this introduction to contemporary Philosophy of Action guides the reader through the major views and arguments. The topics addressed include the nature of intentional action and its explanation, the nature of reasons, the role of desire and intention in action, the nature of autonomy and the possibility of group agents. more...
- Theatre Communications Group 2008; US$ 14.95
Sarah Ruhl received the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2004 for her play "The Clean House," which has been produced at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, South Coast Repertory Theatre in Costa Mesa, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Her play Eurydice has been produced at Madison Repertory... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 20.04
Der 1763 erschienene "Beweisgrund" ist ein herausragendes Werk der Philosophie: Es markiert nicht nur den Höhepunkt der vorkritischen Philosophie Kants, sondern zugleich derjenigen Art ?dogmatischer? Metaphysik, gegen die sich der Philosoph später so entschieden wenden wird, die er aber 1763 noch glaubt konsolidieren zu können. Kant führt... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
Metaphysics and possibility are fundamental concepts in philosophical thought. How are they related? Maaßen analyzes two paradigmatic metaphysicians in the history of philosophy and shows that in their arguments, Aristotle and Nicholas of Cusa use a differentiated semantics of possibility to resolve problems of substance, language, and... more...
- Swift Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
Why do dreams have gravity or moreover why is it sometimes they do not? The answer, Mac Sweeney concludes, must be in the metaphysics. He outlines his own original theory of matter and mind and shows how they may ultimately be absolved of their paradoxical dance. As the new millennium begins to bed in, a swell of information is pushing the ontological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The Red and the Real offers a new approach to longstanding philosophical puzzles about what colors are and how they fit into the natural world. Jonathan Cohen argues for a role-functionalist treatment of color - a view according to which colors are identical to certain functional roles involving perceptual effects on subjects. Cohen first argues (on... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 77.00
This book provides a series of challenges to Jorge J. E. Gracias views on metaphysics and categories made by realist philosophers in the Aristotelian and Thomistic traditions. Inclusion of Gracias responses to his critics makes this book a useful companion to Gracias Metaphysics and its Task: The Search for the Categorial Foundation... more...
- Clarendon Press 2003; US$ 54.99
Is the world hierarchically arranged, incorporating 'levels' of reality? What is the nature of objects and properties? What does 'realism' about ordinary objects or states of mind demand? When an assertion is true, what makes it true? Are natural properties best regarded as qualities or powers or some combination of these? What are... more...