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Metaphysics

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Advanced Contemplation & the Peace Within Youby Paul Brunton

    Larson Publications 1988; US$ 15.99

    Part 1, Advanced Contemplation, offers a direct route to the deepest mystical states--yielding permanent results of a metaphysical, transpersonal, and universal nature. It introduces Short Path (sudden) practices (such as Zen, Krishnamurti, etc.), develops them, explains why they are so often insufficient, and shows when, how, and in what spirit to... more...

  • Analysis and Metaphysicsby Keith Lehrer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 289.00

    AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH This collection of essays in honor of Roderick M. Chisholm is the work of his former students. The book was conceived and the original con­ tributors invited by Richard Taylor. We restricted the contributors to former students of Chisholm as a special tribute to his acknowledged as a teacher of philosophy. The profundity of... more...

  • Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of Viewby Mary J. Gregor; Immanuel Kant

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    In a footnote to the Preface of his A nthropology Kant gives, if not altogether accurately, the historical background for the publication of this work. The A nthropology is, in effect, his manual for a course of lectures which he gave "for some thirty years," in the winter semesters at the University of Konigsberg. In 1797, when old age forced him... more...

  • The Apologyby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    One of the greatest and most influential thinkers in human history, Greek philosopher Socrates was ultimately sentenced to death after being convicted of impiety and corrupting the minds of Athens' youth. However, rather than shirking his death sentence, Socrates emphatically embraced it. In The Apology, Socrates' student Xenophon explains... more...

  • Aquinas on Metaphysicsby J.C. Doig

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 269.00

    Thomas Aquinas' Commentary on the Metaphysics has long been con­ sidered by many as one of the most interesting, most rewarding of all his works. Yet strangely enough, there has been no extensive study of this work, at least none that has ever reached print. It is in the hope of partially filling this gap in medieval research that the present study... more...

  • Aristotleby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 5.99

    Aristotle's works have influenced science, religion, and philosophy for nearly two thousand years. He could be thought of as the father of logical thought. Aristotle wrote: 'There is nothing in the intellect that was not first in the senses.' He wrote that everything that is learned in life is learned through sensory perception. Aristotle was the... more...

  • Art and Faithby Jacques Maritain; Jean Cocteau

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    The meaning of poetry and the sociological and political significance of art are dealt with in these letters. more...

  • Artworld Metaphysicsby Robert Kraut

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 38.99

    Artworld Metaphysics turns a critical eye upon aspects of the artworld, and articulates some of the problems, principles, and norms implicit in the actual practices of artistic creation, interpretation, evaluation, and commodification. Aesthetic theory is treated as descriptive and explanatory, rather than normative: a theory that relates to artworld... more...