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Metaphysics

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  • The Four-Category Ontologyby E. J. Lowe

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 49.99

    E. J. Lowe, a prominent figure in contemporary metaphysics, sets out and defends his theory of what there is. His four-category ontology is a metaphysical system which recognizes four fundamental categories of beings: substantial and non-substantial particulars and substantial and non-substantial universals. Lowe argues that this system has an explanatory... more...

  • Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Moralsby Christine M. Korsgaard; Mary Gregor; Jens Timmermann

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 17.00

    The revised edition of the Cambridge translation of one of the most powerful texts in the history of ethical thought. more...

  • The Concept of Existence in the Concluding Unscientific Postscriptby R.H. Johnson

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 97.74

    The writings of Kierkegaard continue to be a fertile source for con­ temporary philosophical thought. Perhaps the most interesting of his works to a philosopher is the Concluding Unscientific Postscript to the Philosophical Fragments. The Fragments is a brief, algebraic piece in which the author attempts to put forward the central teachings of Christianity... more...

  • Substantial Knowledgeby C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 14.95

    In this groundbreaking work, C. D. C. Reeve uses a fundamental problem?the Primacy Dilemma?to explore Aristotle?s metaphysics, epistemology, dialectic, philosophy of mind, and theology in a new way. more...

  • Moral, Believing Animalsby Christian Smith

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99

    In Moral, Believing Animals , Christian Smith advances a creative theory of human persons and culture that offers innovative, challenging answers to these and other fundamental questions in sociological, cultural, and religious theory. more...

  • What Is a Person?by Christian Smith

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 33.00

    What is a person? This fundamental question is a perennial concern of philosophers and theologians. But, Christian Smith here argues, it also lies at the center of the social scientist?s quest to interpret and explain social life. In this ambitious book, Smith presents a new model for social theory that does justice to the best of our humanistic visions... more...

  • Repetition and Identityby Catherine Pickstock

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 18.99

    A fresh and unusual perspective on the literary, Catherine Pickstock argues that the mystery of things can only be unravelled through the repetitions of fiction, history, inhabited subjectivity, and revealed event. more...

  • What are we to Understand Gracia to Meanby Robert A. Delfino

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 77.00

    This book provides a series of challenges to Jorge J. E. Gracia’s views on metaphysics and categories made by realist philosophers in the Aristotelian and Thomistic traditions. Inclusion of Gracia’s responses to his critics makes this book a useful companion to Gracia’s Metaphysics and its Task: The Search for the Categorial Foundation... more...

  • Time, Reality and Experienceby Craig Callender

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    Collection of original essays by leading philosophers on a range of questions about time. more...

  • From an Ontological Point of Viewby John Heil

    Clarendon Press 2003; US$ 54.99

    From an Ontological Point of View is a highly original and accessible exploration of fundamental questions about what there is. John Heil discusses such issues as whether the world includes levels of reality; the nature of objects and properties; the demands of realism; what makes things true; qualities, powers, and the relation these bear to one... more...