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- Springer 2012; US$ 19.95
Raum und Zeit sind die große Bühne, auf der sich unser Leben und alle irdischen und kosmischen Vorgänge abspielen. Meist erleben wir Raum und Zeit als unveränderlich und unbeeinflussbar. Doch Raum und Zeit könnten Eigenschaften haben, von denen selbst Einstein nicht zu träumen wagte. Andreas Müller erläutert... more...
- 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...
- 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...