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Metaphysics

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  • Rereading Russellby C. Wade Savage; C. Anthony Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 1989; US$ 40.00

    Rereading Russell was first published in 1989. Though Betrand Russell is best known for his formative role in the creation of symbolic logic (the Principia Mathematica) and analytic philosophy, he was also among the founders of twentieth-century philosophy of science; he used his method of logical analysis to devise a metaphysics and epistemology that... more...

  • Scientific Explanationby Philip Kitcher; Wesley C. Salmon

    University of Minnesota Press 1962; US$ 40.00

    Issues concerning scientific explanation have been a focus of philosophical attention from Pre-Socratic times through the modern period. However, recent discussion really begins with the development of the Deductive-Nomological (DN) model. This model has had many advocates (including Popper 1935, 1959, Braithwaite 1953, Gardiner, 1959, Nagel 1961)... more...

  • Works of Immanuel Kantby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete essays complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every chapter and footnote. Table of Contents. The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics (1780). Critique of Pure Reason (Kritik der reinen Vernunft) (1781, 1787). Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen... more...

  • Reading Bernard Williamsby Daniel Callcut

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    When Bernard Williams died in 2003, the Times newspaper hailed him ?as the greatest moral philosopher of his generation?. This outstanding collection of specially commissioned new essays on Williams's work is essential reading for anyone interested in Williams, ethics and moral philosophy and philosophy in general. Reading Bernard Williams examines... more...

  • Relativity and the Nature of Spacetimeby Vesselin Petkov

    Springer 2009; US$ 79.95

    What is the nature of spacetime? This book develops the answer to this question via a thorough analysis of relativistic effects and explicitly asking whether the objects involved in those effects are three-dimensional or four-dimensional. more...

  • New Essays on the Explanation of Actionby Dr Constantine Sandis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 140.00

    These previously unpublished essays present the newest developments in the thought of philosophers working on action and its explanation, focusing on a wide range of interlocking issues relating to agency, deliberation, motivation, mental causation, teleology, interpretive explanation and the ontology of actions and their reasons. more...

  • Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Christoph Horn; Dieter Schönecker; Corinna Mieth

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 84.00

    Kant?s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals from 1785 is one of the most important and influential texts in the whole history of philosophy.Its central purpose is to develop the categorical imperative. The present collected volume contains papers on central theoretical aspects. Key Features: Contributions from leading international authorities... more...

  • Das Transzendentale bei Ibn Sinaby Tiana Koutzarova

    BRILL 2009; US$ 204.00

    Following al-Frbs approach, Ibn Sn (d 428/1037) undertakes a foundation of the First Philosophy based on his own critical systematisation of the Aristotelian theory of science, yielding the result that metaphysics is only possible as a transcendental science. This book provides a systematic reconstruction of Ibn Sn's concept of metaphysics. more...

  • Husserl and the Promise of Timeby Nicolas de Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 38.00

    This 2009 book examines Husserl's treatment of time-consciousness and its significance for his conception of subjectivity. more...

  • Noncognitivism in Ethicsby Mark Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...