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Metaphysics

  • Studies in Pessimismby Arthur Schopenhauer

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Collected here are nine short essays, On the Sufferings of the World, The Vanity of Existence, On Suicide, Immortality: A Dialogue, Psychological Observations, On Education, Of Women, On Noise, and, A Few Parables, by the world renowned philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. more...

  • Apeironby Radim Kocandrle; Dirk L. Couprie

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 45.68

    This book offers an innovative analysis of the Greek philosopher Anaximander?s work. In particular, it presents a completely new interpretation of the key word Apeiron, or boundless, offering readers a deeper understanding of his seminal cosmology and, with it, his unique conception of the origin of the universe.  Anaximander traditionally applied... more...

  • Plato?s Republic: The Myth of ERby George Charalampidis

    AKAKIA Publications 2016; US$ 9.89

    The Myth of Er is the epilogue of Plato?s Republic. It could be considered as an independent text that refers to the greatest philosophical question of all times. "Where does our soul go when we die and where does it come from when we are born?" Socrates in order to give an answer that would lead to a safe conclusion connects the journey of our... more...

  • Leibniz on Compossibility and Possible Worldsby Gregory Brown; Yual Chiek

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99

    This volume brings together a number of original articles by leading Leibniz scholars to address the meaning and significance of Leibniz?s notions of compossibility and possible worlds. In order to avoid the conclusion that everything that exists is necessary, or that all possibles are actual, as Spinoza held, Leibniz argued that not all... more...

  • Being, Freedom, and Methodby John A. Keller

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99

    John Keller presents a set of new essays on ontology, time, freedom, God, and philosophical method. Our understanding of these subjects has been greatly advanced, since the 1970s, by the work of Peter van Inwagen. In this volume leading philosophers engage with his work, and van Inwagen himself offers selective responses. more...

  • Comparative Metaphysicsby Pierre Charbonnier; Gildas Salmon; Peter Skafish

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    An advanced introduction to the new philosophical anthropology and an understanding of the most contemporary developments in it. more...

  • Science in Metaphysicsby Vassilis Livanios

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99

    This book explores the dispositional and categorical debates on the metaphysics of properties. It defends the view that all fundamental properties and relations are contingently categorical, while also examining alternative accounts of the nature of properties. Drawing upon both established research and the author?s own investigation into the broader... more...

  • Modal Justification via Theoriesby Bob Fischer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 74.36

    This monograph articulates and defends a theory-based epistemology of modality (TEM). According to TEM, someone justifiably believe an interesting modal claim if and only if (a) she justifiably believes a theory according to which that claim is true, (b) she believes that claim on the basis of that theory, and (c) she has no defeaters for her... more...

  • Principles of Philosophyby Rene Descartes

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Principles of Philosophy was written in Latin by René Descartes. Published in 1644, it was intended to replace Aristotle's philosophy and traditional Scholastic Philosophy. This volume contains a letter of the author to the French translator of the Principles of Philosophy serving for a Preface and a letter to the most serene princess, Elizabeth, eldest... more...

  • Current Controversies in Metaphysicsby Elizabeth Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book showcases a range of views on topics at the forefront of current controversies in the field of metaphysics. It will give readers a varied and alive introduction to the field, and cover such key issues as: modality, fundamentality, composition, the object/property distinction, and indeterminacy. The contributors include some of the most important... more...