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  • The Oxford Handbook of Value Theoryby Iwao Hirose; Jonas Olson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99

    Value theory, or axiology, looks at what things are good or bad, how good or bad they are, and, most fundamentally, what it is for a thing to be good or bad. Questions about value and about what is valuable are important to moral philosophers, since most moral theories hold that we ought to promote the good (even if this is not the only thing we ought... more...

  • Locke and Leibniz on Substanceby Paul Lodge; Tom Stoneham

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important interpretative issues concerning the role that the notion... more...

  • Property Possession as Identityby Patrick X. Monaghan

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00

    In this essay, Monaghan argues for an account of property possession as strict, numerical identity. According to this account, for an entity to possess a property is for that entity and that property to be numerically identical to each other. To defend this view, he argues against two views he call Externalism and Internalism about property... more...

  • Person sein und Geschichten erzählenby Tim Henning

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    People tell a story about their lives ? a thesis like this is popular in philosophy, cognitive psychology, and cultural studies. However, there has been no detailed argument for this thesis nor even an adaquate theory of narrative language. The present book offers to correct this. It is additionally an independent contribution tothe theory... more...

  • The Metaphysics of Powersby Anna Marmodoro

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    This volume is a collection of papers that advance our understanding of the metaphysics of powers ? properties such as fragility and electric charge. The metaphysics of powers is a fast developing research field with fundamental questions at the forefront of current research, such as Can there be a world of only powers??What is the manifestation of... more...

  • Puzzled?!by Richard Kenneth Atkins

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 12.50

    Puzzled?! seamlessly fuses two traditional approaches to the study of philosophy at the introductory level. It is thematic, examining fundamental issues in epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of religion, and more. It is also historical, introducing major philosophical arguments that have arisen throughout the history of Western philosophy. But its... more...

  • Philosophische Anthropologie und Politikby Guillaume Plas; Gérard Raulet; Manfred Gangl

    Traugott Bautz 2013; US$ 30.92

    Historisch gesehen ist das Verhältnis der philosophischen Anthropologie zur konkreten Politik und zu ihren Legitimationsdiskursen ein zu recht berüchtigtes und strittiges Thema. Der vorliegende Band zielt darauf, auf möglichst breiter Basis den Kontrast zwischen dem aktuellen Potenzial der philosophischen Anthropologie und ihrer nichts weniger als... more...

  • Philosophische Anthropologie und Politikby Guillaume Plas; Gérard Raulet; Manfred Gangl

    Traugott Bautz 2013; US$ 30.92

    Historisch gesehen ist das Verhältnis der philosophischen Anthropologie zur konkreten Politik und zu ihren Legitimationsdiskursen ein zu recht berüchtigtes und strittiges Thema. Der vorliegende Band zielt darauf, auf möglichst breiter Basis den Kontrast zwischen dem aktuellen Potenzial der philosophischen Anthropologie und ihrer nichts weniger als... more...

  • Deathby Todd May

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    The fact that we will die, and that our death can come at any time, pervades the entirety of our living. There are many ways to think about and deal with death. Among those ways, however, a good number of them are attempts to escape its grip. In this book, Todd May seeks to confront death in its power. He considers the possibility that our mortal deaths... more...

  • Meby Mel Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    'Who am I?' In a world where randomness and chance make life transient and unpredictable, religion, psychology and philosophy have all tried, in their different ways, to answer this question and to give meaning and coherence to the human person. How we should construct a meaningful 'me' - and to make sense of one's life - is the question at the heart... more...