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- BRILL 2008; US$ 117.00
The relationship between religion and contingency is investigated historically and systematically. Its historical part comprises analyses of important philosophers? interpretation of this relationship, viz. that of Leibniz, Kant, Lessing, Jaspers, and Heidegger. Its systematic part analyses how this relationship should be currently (re-)interpreted. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 241.00
A collective masterpiece that illuminates premodern Chinese ways of thinking about Nature by comparing them with Europe?s, thus also reshaping our understanding of the corresponding Western concepts, and using the frequent partial similarities in the context of overall contrasts to define the differences that have been historically critical. more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 39.99
How can we talk meaningfully about the past if it does not exist to be talked about? What gives time its direction? Is time travel possible? This defence of presentism - the view that only the present exists - makes an original contribution to a fast growing and exciting debate. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 100.95
An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion – from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundation for the book’s second part – the search for a metaphysical framework that permits the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 33.99
How do material objects persist through time and survive change? Are they three-dimensional entities extended in space, but not in time, or are they four-dimensional spacetime "worms"? Yuri Balashov shows how Einstein's theory of relativity supports four-dimensionalism, and in so doing illuminates a wide range of metaphysical issues. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 37.99
The Images of Time is a philosophical investigation of the nature of time and the mind's ways of representing it. Robin Le Poidevin examines the ways in which we perceive time and change, the means by which memory links us with the past, the attempt to represent change and movement in art, and the nature of fictional time. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00
By reconstructing it and tracing its vicissitudes, David Conway rehabilitates a time-honoured conception of philosophy, originating in Plato and Aristotle, which makes theoretical wisdom its aim. Wisdom is equated with possessing a demonstrably correct understanding of why the world exists and has the broad character it does. Adherents of this conception... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2004; US$ 48.67
Noch bis in das 19. Jahrhundert hinein wurde die Philosophie als Weltweisheit bezeichnet, und noch vor wenigen Jahrzehnten war häufig unklar, ob Philosophie mit Weltanschauung oder Weltanschauungslehre zusammenfällt. Die Untersuchung 'Welt' als Thema der Philosophie zeichnet eine Entwicklung von der Fixierung des Ausdrucks 'Welt' in der Philosophie... more...
- Templeton Press 2011; US$ 37.99
Contemporary scholarship has given rise to several different modes of understanding biophysical and human nature, each of which is entangled with related notions of science and religion. Envisioning Nature, Science, and Religion represents the culmination of three years of collaboration by an international group of fourteen natural scientists, social... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2003; US$ 12.95
In Time and the Soul Jacob Needleman uses stories-of a middle-aged psychiatrist going back in time to encounter his younger self; of a mysterious meeting in the Central Asian desert; of the mystic master Hermes Trimegistus; as well as stories from the Bhagavad-Gita, the Bible, and other wisdom traditions-to illuminate the great mystery of time and... more...