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Cosmology, Including teleology, space and time, structure of matter, plurality of worlds

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  • Zeithorizonte in der Wissenschaftby Dieter Simon

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 126.00

    Time and the human concept of time shape our practical everyday lives as well as the sciences. The contributors reflect on the concept of time and time horizons in various disciplines. They include demands from philosophy for a reflection on the actioning and formative character of time, together with discussions by historians of science... more...

  • Mind that Abidesby David Skrbina

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 165.00

    Panpsychism is the view that all things, living and nonliving, possess some mind like quality. It stands in sharp contrast to the traditional notion of mind as the property of humans and (perhaps) a few select ?higher animals?. Though surprising at first glance, panpsychism has a long and noble history in both Western and Eastern thought. Overlooked... more...

  • When Faith Storms the Public Squareby Kendall Clark Baker

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    To some, the notion of mixing religious groups and community organizing may seem a pleasing prospect, an idea long overdue. To others, it may be anathema. Like it or not, however, this blending is a reality that has been forged in streets and meeting halls day by day, from the very beginnings of our country to the present-day touchstones of President... more...

  • Philosophie der Raum-Zeit-Lehreby Hans Reichenbach

    De Gruyter 1928; US$ 196.00

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  • Teleologisches Denkenby Nicolai Hartmann

    De Gruyter 1966; US$ 154.00

    ??Nicolai Hartmann has been unjustly forgotten. We require an extensive and systematic re-engagement with his significant concept of a realistic world system. In terms of the life sciences turn, Hartmann?s superior presentation of teleology provides a solid starting-point.? Prof. Dr. Volker Gerhardt, Humboldt University Berlin more...

  • Persistence Through Time, and Across Possible Worldsby Jiri Benovsky

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    How do ordinary objects persist through time and across possible worlds? How do they manage to have their temporal and modal properties? These are the questions adressed in this book which is? "guided tour of theories of persistence". The book is divided in two parts. In the first, the two traditional accounts of persistence through time... more...

  • Creativity and Its Discontentsby Alan Wyk; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    "I do not expect a good reception from professional philosophers" wrote Whitehead in 1929, immediately after the publication of Process and Reality. Indeed, it took nearly thirty years before scholars seriously started to try to decipher the book taken as a whole. And there remains today "professional" Whiteheadians who claim that this... more...

  • Cosmos and Logosby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 105.00

    The six studies comprising this volume deal with some fundamental issues in early Greek thought: cosmic evaluation in Anaximander, the theory of opposites from the Pre-Socratics to Plato and Aristotle, thought experimentation in Pre-Socratic thought, the origins of Greek Scepticism among the Sophisists, the prehistory of "Buridan's Ass"... more...

  • Von der Physik zur Metaphysikby Reiner Hedrich

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00

    Obwohl der Stringansatz als Versuch einer nomologisch vereinheitlichten Erfassung aller Wechselwirkungen, inklusive der Gravitation, schon über drei Jahrzehnte existiert, sind die ihm zugrundeliegenden physikalischen Prinzipien noch völlig unklar; und es gibt nicht die geringste empirisch überprüfbare, quantitative Vorhersage. Ohne empirische... more...

  • Das Problem der Handlungsverursachungby Katinka Schulte-Ostermann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00

    Die vorliegende Untersuchung ist eine Auseinandersetzung mit der kausalen Handlungstheorie. Der These, dass Handlungen entweder unmittelbar durch einen Akteur oder durch seine mentalen Zustände verursacht werden, wird entgegengehalten, dass bisher keine Handlungstheorie vorliegt, die dieses kausale Verhältnis zu belegen vermag und dass... more...