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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 129.99
The book is intended for such undergraduate, post-graduate students and research scholars who are interested in the areas of metaphysics, ontology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of religion, idealism, or in the philosophical problems of substance, universals, self, immortality, God/Absolute, monism-pluralism debate, perception, Indian doctrine of... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.98
The Metaphysics presents Aristotle's mature rejection of both the Platonic theory that what we perceive is just a pale reflection of reality and the hardheaded view that all processes are ultimately material. He argued instead that the reality or substance of things lies in their concrete forms, and in so doing he probed some of the deepest questions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 7.99
Metaphysics is one of the traditional four main branches of philosophy, alongside ethics, logic and epistemology. It is also an area that continues to attract and hold a fascination for many people yet it is associated with being complex and abstract. For some it is associated with the mystical or religious. For others it is known through the metaphysical... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00
In the summer of 1960 I visited Oxford and stayed there several months. This book was written as some slight memorial of my days in that ancient seat of learning. It is my pleasant duty to acknowledge the great debt I own to Mr. D. Lyness in the task of putting it into English. In addition I remember with gratitude Dr. J. L. Ackrill of Brasenose College,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.00
"All men by nature are actuated with the desire of knowledge," declared Aristotle. The philosopher's works are foundational to the history of science, and his treatise on metaphysics, or "first philosophy," is divided into sections on previous philosophical thought and theories; a refutation of skepticism; a demonstration of God's existence; an examination... more...
- 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...
- 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...