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Metaphysics

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  • Timely Meditationsby Leslie Paul Thiele

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.95 US$ 31.16

    Focusing on the concept of freedom, Leslie Paul Thiele makes Heidegger's philosophical works speak directly to politics in a postmodern world. Neither excusing Heidegger for his political sins nor ignoring their lesson, Thiele nonetheless refrains from polemic in order creatively to engage one of the greatest philosophers of our time. The product... more...

  • Aristotelische Forschungen im 19. Jahrhundertby Gerald Hartung; Colin Guthrie King; Christof Rapp

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    In der Geschichte der Philosophie und Wissenschaft des 19. Jahrhunderts spielt die aristotelische Philosophie eine wichtige, aber bisher wenig erforschte Rolle. Einerseits wird sie zentraler Gegenstand der neu entstehenden Historiographie der antiken Philosophie; andererseits dient sie als Korrektiv und Orientierung für ganz unterschiedliche Projekte... more...

  • Intensität und Realitätby Thomas Kisser; Thomas Leinkauf

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 123.50

    From the dawn of philosophy, the model of substantive difference has stood alongside the model of quantitative difference. Quantitative difference ? that is, variance in a single quality according to intensity or quantity ? has taken on increasing importance since the early modern and modern eras. This book examines conceptions of difference... more...

  • Génération et Substanceby Cristina Cerami

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 258.28

    This book is the first study of Aristotle?s theory of generation and its revival by Averroes (1126-1198). For the first time, major treatises by Averroes on the physics, theory of elements, and biology of Aristotle are considered in their mutual relationship and in their connection to metaphysics. This study reveals issues at the foundation... more...

  • Networkologiesby Christopher Vitale

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 17.99

    Networks are the future: here's the first philosophy based on networks, a new image of thought for a hyperconnected age. more...

  • Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneurby Raymond Tallis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    These essays from one of our most stimulating thinkers showcase Tallis's infectious fascination, indeed intoxication, with the infinite complexity of human lives and the human condition. In the title essay, we join Tallis on a stroll around his local park - and the intricate passages of his own consciousness - as he uses the motif of the walk,... more...

  • Principles of Cartesian Philosophyby Baruch Spinoza

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    This book provides depth and insight into the philosophical doctrine of Rene Descartes, and compares it to the metaphysics of Spinoza himself. more...

  • Philosophy of Actionby Lilian O'Brien

    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...

  • Naturalizing Badiouby Fabio Gironi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Crossing the boundaries between 'continental' and 'analytic' philosophical approaches, this book proposes a naturalistic revision of the mathematical ontology of Alain Badiou, establishing links with structuralist projects in the philosophy of science and mathematics. more...

  • The Metaphysics of Scientific Realismby Brian Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book presents a major statement on the dominant philosophy of science by one of the world's leading metaphysicians. Brian Ellis's new book develops the metaphysics of scientific realism to the point where it begins to take on the characteristics of a first philosophy. As most people understand it, scientific realism is not yet such a theory. It... more...