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- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99
The book argues that Anaxagoras's theory of extreme mixture, with a share of everything in everything, is underpinned by an ontology of physical causal powers (the opposites), which exist as endlessly partitioned. Anaxagoras is thus the first ante litteram 'gunk lover' in the history of metaphysics; his reality is atomless. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
What kind of stuff is the world made of? What is the nature or substance of things? These are ontological questions, and they are usually answered with respect to the objects of science. The objects of technoscience tell a different story that concerns the power, promise and potential of things ? not what they are but what they can be. Seventeen scholars... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99
Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. Much of the most interesting work in philosophy today is metaphysical in character: this series is a much-needed focus for it. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Downward causation plays a fundamental role in many theories of metaphysics and philosophy of mind. It is strictly connected with many topics in philosophy, including but not limited to: emergence, mental causation, the nature of causation, the nature of causal powers and dispositions, laws of nature, and the possibility of ontological and epistemic... more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00
The Atlas of Reality: A Comprehensive Guide to Metaphysics presents an extensive examination of the key topics, concepts, and guiding principles of metaphysics. Represents the most comprehensive guide to metaphysics available today Offers authoritative coverage of the full range of topics that comprise the field of metaphysics in an accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95
Think of a number, any number, or properties like fragility and humanity . These and other abstract entities are radically different from concrete entities like electrons and elbows. While concrete entities are located in space and time, have causes and effects, and are known through empirical means, abstract entities like meanings and possibilities... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 71.99
This volume of new essays, written by leading philosophers of science, explores a broadly methodological question: what role should metaphysics play in our philosophizing about science? The essays address this question both through ground-level investigations of particular issues in the metaphysics of science and by more general methodological investigations. more...
- Lexington Books 2017; US$ 94.99
This book explains and defends a naturalized reading of Nietzsche?s doctrine of will to power. By providing a new interpretation of the term, Brian Lightbody argues that other aspects of Nietzsche?s philosophy, such as his ontology, epistemology and ethics become clearer and more coherent. more...