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Metaphysics

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  • The Wisdom of George Santayanaby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      A survey of the influential?and prolific?modern philosopher   In dozens of books, magazine articles, and essays, George Santayana infused his philosophy with exquisite language, wit, and subtle humor, prompting one authority to state that he ?writes philosophy more beautifully than any other thinker since Plato.?   The Wisdom of George... more...

  • The Problems of Philosophyby Bertrand Russell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Regarded as one of the most significant thinkers of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher who helped establish the discipline of analytic philosophy. In the enormously ambitious volume The Problems of Philosophy, Russell sets forth the chief issues and dilemmas that he considered to be most worthy of the time and effort... more...

  • Winds of Doctrineby George Santayana

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Spanish-born philosopher George Santayana made a number of significant contributions to his academic discipline, but his popularity stretched beyond the ivory tower when he began to publish his essays and observations for a wider audience. The collection Winds of Doctrine offers readers a glimpse of Santayana's personal perspective with his insightful... 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...

  • Desire, Dialectic and Othernessby William Desmond

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00

    This book is a philosophical effort to deal with the problem of otherness, particularly as it has been bequeathed to contemporary thought by the legacy of German idealism, whose most challenging, influential thinker was Hegel. more...

  • Wie Dinge sindby Christian Kanzian

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Im vorliegenden Buch geht es darum ?wie Dinge sind?. Es wird von den Grundlagen einer deskriptiven (?alltagsontologischen?) Dingontologie ausgegangen und eine Theorie über die Titelfrage entwickelt, welche sich am Begriff ?Modus? orientiert. Modi sind konkrete, individuelle Bestimmungen von Dingen. Die Leistungsfähigkeit einer solchen Theorie wird... more...

  • Objects and Pseudo-Objectsby Bruno Leclercq; Sebastien Richard; Denis Seron

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    Which entities should be accepted as part of the furniture of the world, and which not? What are ?pseudo-objects,? if they are not properly objects? This collection explores the answers given to these questions by some key philosophers throughout the 20th century. It brings together essays by leading scholars on a subject of central importance to both... more...

  • Intensität und Realitätby Thomas Leinkauf; Thomas Kisser

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Seit Beginn der Philosophie steht neben dem Modell der substantiellen Differenz das Modell der quantitativen Differenz. Letztere unterscheidet sich im Rahmen einer einheitlichen Qualität durch die Intensität oder bestimmte Quantität und gewinnt im Zuge der Neuzeit und der Moderne eine zunehmende Bedeutung. Untersucht werden Konzeptionen von der Antike... more...

  • Mind and Realityby Wolfram Schommers

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 114.00

    The relationship between mind and reality is usually perceived as an event that takes place in reality and producing simultaneously an internal image in the mind. So it takes place twice, so to speak, and there is a one-to-one correspondence between the two events. Within this conception, matter is embedded in space and time, and can be designated... 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...