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- Touchstone 1997; US$ 16.99
This enlightening study is the result of group discussions at Dr. Adler's annual seminar in Aspen, Colorado, and conversations between Dr. Adler and Bill moyers filmed for public television. Each summer, Mortimer J. Adler conducts a seminar at the Aspen Institute in Colorado. At the 1981 seminar, leaders from the worlds of business, literature, education,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 33.95
Spinoza is a key figure in modern philosophy. Ethics is his most studied and well known work. Being both up-to-date and clear, this Guidebook is designed to lead the reader through this complex seminal text. Spinoza's Ethics introduces and assess: * Spinoza'a life, and its connection with his thought * The text of the Ethics * Spinoza's continuing... more...
- SAGE India 2003; US$ 96.95
Time is a mystery that has perplexed humankind since time immemorial. Resolving this mystery is of significance not only to philosophers and physicists but is also a very practical concern. Our perception of time shapes our values and way of life; it also mediates the interaction between science and religion both of which rest fundamentally on assumptions... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 61.07
Wie integriert Augustin in den Frühdialogen mit Hilfe logischer Schlussverfahren christliche Lehrsätze in den philosophischen Diskurs? Tobias Uhle untersucht Augustins dialektische, das heißt logische, Argumentation in den Cassiciacum-Dialogen ( <i>Contra Academicos</i> , <i>De beata vita</i> , <i>De ordine</i>... 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 US$ 47.29
From an Ontological Point of View is a highly original and accessible exploration of fundamental questions about what there is. John Heil discusses such issues as whether the world includes levels of reality; the nature of objects and properties; the demands of realism; what makes things true; qualities, powers, and the relation these bear to one... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
Penelope Mackie's book is a novel treatment of an issue central to much current work in metaphysics: the distinction between the essential and accidental properties of individuals. Mackie challenges widely held views, and arrives at what she calls 'minimalist essentialism', an unorthodox theory according to which ordinary individuals have relatively... more...
- Clarendon Press 2001; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
Four Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. Along the way many topics concerning the metaphysics of time and identity over time are addressed. These include the status of past and future objects, the nature of motion and change, the existence of composite objects, and examples involving... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
'What is real?' has been one of the key questions of philosophy since its beginning in antiquity. But it is not just a question that philosophers ask. This Very Short Introduction discusses what reality is by looking at a variety of arguments, theories, and thought-experiments from philosophy, physics, and cognitive science. more...