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Metaphysics

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  • Form and Objectby Tristan Garcia; Mark Allan Ohm; Jon Cogburn

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    What is a thing? What is an object? Tristan Garcia decisively overturns 100 years of Heideggerian orthodoxy about the supposedly derivative nature of objects and in so doing gives deep insights into the world and our place in it. Garcia's original and systematic formal ontology of things strips them of any determination, intensity or depth. From... more...

  • Four-Dimensionalismby Theodore Sider

    Clarendon Press 2001; US$ 43.99

    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...

  • From an Ontological Point of Viewby John Heil

    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...

  • Gilles Deleuze's Philosophy of Timeby James Williams

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available

    Throughout his career, Deleuze developed a series of original philosophies of time and applied them successfully to many different fields. Now James Williams presents Deleuze's philosophy of time as the central concept that connects his philosophy as a whole. Through this conceptual approach, the book covers all the main periods of Deleuze's... more...

  • Génération et Substanceby Cristina Cerami

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 322.00

    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...

  • Hegelian Metaphysicsby Robert Stern

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 47.99

    The great German idealist philosopher G. W. F. Hegel has exerted an immense influence on the development of philosophy from the early 19th century to the present. But the metaphysical aspects of his thought are still under-appreciated. In a series of essays Robert Stern traces the development of a distinctively Hegelian approach to metaphysics and... more...

  • Heideggerby Udo Tietz

    Reclam Verlag 2012; US$ 10.23

    Einflussreich, vieldiskutiert und heftig umstritten - der Philosoph, der das Sein wieder ins Zentrum des Denkens rückte. Text aus der Reihe "Grundwissen Philosophie" mit Seitenzählung der gedruckten Ausgabe.   Biographische Informationen Udo Tietz lehrt als Privatdozent für Philosophie an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Zu den... more...

  • Hume Precursor of Modern Empiricismby Farhang Zabeeh

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    David Hume is the most influential precursor of modern empiri­ cism. By modern empiricism, I intend a belief that all cognitive conflicts can be resolved, in principle, by either appeal to matters offact, via scientific procedure, or by appeal to some sets of natural or conventional standards, whether linguistic, mathematical, aes­ thetic or political.... more...

  • Imagination and Reason in Plato, Aristotle, Vico, Rousseau and Keatsby J.J. Chambliss

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    The present essay grew out of an inte:rest in exploring the relationship be­ tween "imagination" and "reason" in the history of naturalistic thinking. The essay tries to show something of the spirit of naturalism coming to terms with the place of imagination and reason in knowing, making, and doing as activities of human experience. This spirit is... more...

  • Imagineby David A. Britner

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    Essays on the contemporary geo-political situation and the need for new leadership to focus their work for world peace. more...