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- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 49.99
This is the first comprehensive book on the philosophy of time. Leading philosophers discuss the metaphysics of time, our experience and representation of time, the role of time in ethics and action, and philosophical issues in the sciences of time, especially quantum mechanics and relativity theory. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 92.31
From Cause to Causation presents both a critical analysis of C.S. Peirce's conception of causation, and a novel approach to causation, based upon the semeiotic of Peirce. The book begins with a review of the history of causation, and with a critical discussion of contemporary theories of the concept of `cause'. The author uncovers a number of inadequacies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
We listen to a cacophony of voices instructing us how to think and feel about nature, including our own bodies. The news media, wildlife documentaries, science magazines, and environmental NGOs are among those clamouring for our attention. But are we empowered by all this knowledge or is our dependence on various communities allowing our thoughts,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
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...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 97.74
This book proposes an approach to qualitative psychological phenomena that focuses on the psychological significance and meaning of conditions, contexts and situations, and their sign-mediating processes. Develops and analyzes the notion of a catalyzing mind. more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God exists, a multiverse is precisely what we should expect... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
As thinkers in the market for knowledge and agents aspiring to morally responsible action, we are inevitably subject to luck . This book presents a comprehensive new theory of luck in light of a critical appraisal of the literature's leading accounts, then brings this new theory to bear on issues in the theory of knowledge and philosophy of action.... more...