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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 149.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
We see and hear an awful lot about nature these days: melting ice sheets, invasive species, biodiversity, genetic illnesses, over-fishing and much more besides. We live, it is said, in the Anthropocene: an era in which the human impact on the natural world is equivalent to biophysical changes that normally unfold over several millennia. We listen... more...
- Fordham University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
Contemplative or "noetic" knowledge has traditionally been seen as the highest mode of understanding, a view that persists both in many non-Western cultures and in Eastern Christianity, where "theoria physike," or the illumined understanding of creation that follows the purification of the heart, is seen to provide deeper insights... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
This first full length treatment of interventionist theories of causation in the social sciences, the biological sciences and other higher-level sciences the presents original counter arguments to recent trends in the debate and serves as useful introduction to the subject. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This†cutting edge collection of new and previously published articles by philosophers and social scientists addresses just what it means to invoke causal mechanisms, or powers, in the context of offering a causal explanation. A unique collection, it offers the reader various disciplinary and inter-disciplinary divides, helping to stake out a new, neo-Aristotelian... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.85
The constants of nature are the numbers that define the essence of the Universe. They tell us how strong its forces are, and what its fundamental laws can do: the strength of gravity, of magnetism, the speed of light, and the masses of the smallest particles of matter. They encode the deepest secrets of the Universe and express at once our greatest... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 152.00
Represents a guided tour to the interdisciplinary, integrated study of time. Through twenty-two connected essays, this work advances insights into understanding the nature of time seen through philosophy, the arts and letters, the sciences of matter, life, mind and society. more...
- 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...