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Metaphysics

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  • Husserl and the Promise of Timeby Nicolas de Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

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

  • Das Transzendentale bei Ibn S?n?by Tiana Koutzarova

    BRILL 2009; US$ 204.00

    By examining Ibn S?n??s critique of metaphysics, the present book provides the first systematic reconstruction of his new foundation of the First Philosophy and its transcendental reading based on the analysis of all the relevant texts within the Avicennian corpus. more...

  • Six Great Ideasby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 1997; US$ 16.99

    This enlightening study is the result of group discussions at Dr. Adler's annual seminar in Aspen, Colorado, and conversations between Dr. Adler and Bill moyers filmed for public television. Each summer, Mortimer J. Adler conducts a seminar at the Aspen Institute in Colorado. At the 1981 seminar, leaders from the worlds of business, literature, education,... more...

  • Noncognitivism in Ethicsby Mark Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    According to noncognitivists, when we say that stealing is wrong, what we are doing is more like venting our feelings about stealing or encouraging one another not to steal, than like stating facts about morality. These ideas challenge the core not only of much thinking about morality and metaethics, but also of much philosophical thought about language... more...

  • Kant's Anatomy of Evilby Sharon Anderson-Gold; Pablo Muchnik

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    Leading scholars of Kant examine and elucidate his views on evil and how they can be extended to contemporary questions. more...

  • Debating Dispositionsby Gregor Damschen; Robert Schnepf; Karsten Stüber

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    Ordinary language and scientific discourse are filled with linguistic expressions for dispositional properties such as ?soluble,? ?elastic,? ?reliable,? and ?humorous.? We characterize objects in all domains ? physical objects as well as human persons ? with the help of dispositional expressions. Hence, the concept of a disposition has historically... more...

  • Timeby Eva Hoffman

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    Time has always been the great Given, a fact of existence which cannot be denied or wished away; but the character of lived time is changing dramatically. Medical advances extend our longevity, while digital devices compress time into ever briefer units. We can now exist in several time-zones simultaneously, but we suffer from endemic shortages of... more...

  • Emergence in Science and Philosophyby Antonella Corradini; Timothy O'Connor

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    The concept of emergence has seen a significant resurgence in philosophy and the sciences, yet debates regarding emergentist and reductionist visions of the natural world continue to be hampered by imprecision or ambiguity. Emergent phenomena are said to arise out of and be sustained by more basic phenomena, while at the same time exerting a "top-down"... more...

  • The Metaphysics of Powersby Anna Marmodoro

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    This volume is a collection of papers that advance our understanding of the metaphysics of powers ? properties such as fragility and electric charge. The metaphysics of powers is a fast developing research field with fundamental questions at the forefront of current research, such as Can there be a world of only powers??What is the manifestation of... more...

  • Freedom, Nature, and Worldby Peter Loptson

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99

    Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...