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- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available
The masterclass for the faster pass' - written by a leading expert and practising university teacher, this book gives you all the key knowledge and information you need to succeed quickly and easily. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
In most academic and non-academic circles throughout history, the world and its operation have been viewed in terms of cause and effect. The principles of causation have been applied, fruitfully, across the sciences, law, medicine, and in everyday life, despite the lack of any agreed-upon framework for understanding what causation ultimately amounts... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Nicolas of Cusa?s notion of God as ?not-other? is one of the most spectacular ideas in the history of metaphysics? the negative self-reference of the Absolute. In this study, Max Rohstock examines this concept historically and systematically. For the first time, he shows Johannes Scotus Eriugena was the true progenitor of the concept. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 34.99
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...
- Springer 2010; US$ 59.99
Begriffe wie ?Information" oder ?Gen" beeinflussen den Wandel von Menschenbildern in Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Um zu einem angemessenen Verständnis vom Menschen zu gelangen, müssen die in die Forschung eingebrachten anthropologischen Prämissen kritisch analysiert werden. Der Band dokumentiert die Beiträge von Wissenschaftlern aus den Bereichen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95
Poe Yu-ze Wan argues for a critical realist and systemist social ontology, designed to shed light on current debates in social theory concerning the relationship of social ontology to practical social research, and the nature of 'the social'. It explores the works of the systems theorist Mario Bunge in comparison with the approach of Niklas... more...
- Clarendon Press 2003; US$ 48.99
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...
- Clarendon Press 2001; US$ 44.99
Four-Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. This defense includes a novel account of persistence over time, new arguments in favour of the four-dimensional ontology, and responses to the challenges four-dimensionalism faces. Theodore Sider pays particular attention to the philosophy... more...