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

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  • Nick of Timeby Elizabeth Grosz

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 36.35

    Focusing on the work of Darwin, Nietzsche and Bergson, showing its relevance to cultural and social theory influential theorist Elizabeth Grosz investigates the social and political implications of evolutionary change. more...

  • Our Broad Presentby Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. Although we continue to use concepts inherited from a “historicist? viewpoint, a notion of time... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Timeby Craig Callender

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 49.99

    As the study of time has flourished in the physical and human sciences, the philosophy of time has come into its own as a lively and diverse area of academic research. Philosophers investigate not just the metaphysics of time, and our experience and representation of time, but the role of time in ethics and action, and philosophical issues in the sciences... more...

  • Persistence and Spacetimeby Yuri Balashov

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    Material objects persist through time and survive change. How do they manage to do so? What are the underlying facts of persistence? Do objects persist by being "wholly present" at all moments of time at which they exist? Or do they persist by having distinct "temporal segments" confined to the corresponding times? Are objects three-dimensional... more...

  • Philosophy, God and Motionby Simon Oliver

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    In the post-Newtonian world motion is assumed to be a simple category which relates to the locomotion of bodies in space, and is usually associated only with physics. This book shows this to be a relatively recent understanding of motion and that prior to the scientific revolution motion was a broader and more mysterious category, applying to moral... more...

  • The Philosophy of Timeby Roger McLure

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The question of the existence and the properties of time has been subject to debate for thousands of years. This considered and complete study offers a contrastive analysis of phenomenologies of time from the perspective of the problematics of the visibility of time. Is time perceptible only through the veil of change? Or is there a naked presence... more...

  • The Physicist and the Philosopherby Jimena Canales

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    On April 6, 1922, in Paris, Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. Einstein considered Bergson?s theory of time to be a soft, psychological notion, irreconcilable with the quantitative realities of physics. Bergson, who gained fame as a philosopher by arguing that time should not be understood exclusively through the... more...

  • Prismatic Ecologyby Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Prismatic Ecology moves beyond the accustomed green readings of ecotheory and maps a colorful world of ecological possibility. By way of color, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen guides readers through a reflection of an essentially complex and disordered universe and demonstrates the spectrum as an unfinishable totality, always in excess of what a human perceives.... more...

  • The Rationality of Theismby Paul Copan; Paul Moser

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95

    The Rationality of Theism is a controversial collection of brand new papers by thirteen outstanding philosophers and scholars. Its aim is to offer comprehensive theistic replies to the traditional arguments against the existence of God, offering a positive case for theism as well as rebuttals of recent influential criticisms of theism. more...

  • Raum-Zeitby Martin Carrier

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 42.00

    The philosophical treatment of space and time has had a long history. This continuing interest stems not least from the fact that space and time form the basis of movement. Space-time philosophy encompasses a wide range of subjects, many of which, on first inspection, do not seem to have anything to do with space and time. Space-time philosophy... more...