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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 158.00
The general topic of this book is the metaphysics of the subject in Kantian transcendental philosophy. A critical appreciation of Kant's achievements requires that we be able to view Kant's positions as transformations of pre-Kantian philosophy, and that we understand the ways in which contemporary philosophy changes the letter of Kantian thought in... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99
What is the relation between time and change? Does time depend on the mind? Is the present always the same or is it always different? Aristotle tackles these questions in the Physics, and Time for Aristotle is the first book in English devoted to this discussion.Aristotle claims that time is not a kind of change, but that it is something dependent... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99
E. J. Lowe sets out and defends his theory of what there is. His four-category ontology is a metaphysical system that recognizes two fundamental categorial distinctions which cut across each other to generate four fundamental ontological categories. The distinctions are between the particular and the universal and between the substantial and the non-substantial.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
All properties that exist in the world are functional properties in the sense of causal properties. The authors base a conservative ontological reductionism on this claim and then develop functional reduction into a fully-fledged theory reduction through functional sub-types that are coextensive with physical types, providing case studies from biology.... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00
Since the early 20th century internationally renowned scholars have regularly rediscovered the significance of Søren Kierkegaard for the philosophy of religion and theology. However, only recently have they explored the affinity between the North American philosophy of pragmatism and Kierkegaard's existential thinking.This collection of essays documents... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 84.99
John McDowell's 'minimal empiricism' is one of the most influential and widely discussed doctrines in contemporary philosophy. Richard Gaskin subjects it to careful examination and criticism. The doctrine is undermined, he argues, by inadequacies in the way McDowell conceives what he styles the 'order of justification' connecting... more...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 33.99
Nature's Metaphysics argues that a satisfactory philosophy of science requires a metaphysics that is based on the understanding that natural properties are essentially dispositional. Alexander Bird develops a dispositional essentialist account of the laws of nature, defending the claim that laws are metaphysically necessary. Professional philosophers... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 84.99
The concept of an ontological category is central to metaphysics. Metaphysicians argue about which category an object should be assigned to, whether one category can be reduced to another one, or whether there might be different equally adequate systems of categorization. Answers to these questions presuppose a clear understanding of what precisely... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Over fifteen years have passed since Cora Diamond and James Conant turned Wittgenstein scholarship upside down with the program of ?resolute? reading, and ten years since this reading was crystallized in the major collection The New Wittgenstein . This approach remains at the center of the debate about Wittgenstein and his philosophy, and this book... more...
- Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 13.99
Now in paperback, the bestselling author of Communion revisits his groundbreaking work on alien abduction to explore the ultimate meaning behind today?s increasing reports of UFO sightings, close encounters, alien implants, crop circles, animal mutilations ? and what it means for our near-future. In 1987 writer Whitley Strieber exposed the... more...