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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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These previously unpublished essays present the newest developments in the thought of philosophers working on action and its explanation, focusing on a wide range of interlocking issues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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00
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...