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

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  • Causation and Universalsby Evan Fales

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    The world contains objective causal relations and universals, both of which are intimately connected. If these claims are true, they must have far-reaching consequences, breathing new life into the theory of empirical knowledge and reinforcing epistemological realism. Without causes and universals, Professor Fales argues, realism is defeated, and idealism... more...

  • Time Travelsby Elizabeth Grosz

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 40.90

    Distinguished feminist theorist Elizabeth Grosz turns her attention to a topic long hinted at in feminist politics, but rarely elaborated: the question of time and how it relates to power and subjectivity. She shows how a deep understanding of the processes of time and change could underpin a whole new generation of scholarship. more...

  • Causation and Persistenceby Douglas Ehring

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99

    The author shows the inadequacy of received theories of causation, and, introducing conceptual devices of his own, provides an account of causation as the persistence over time of individual properties or "tropes." more...

  • The Syntax of Timeby Peter Manchester

    BRILL 2005; US$ 139.00

    Bridging from Husserl to Iamblichus, this book contributes phenomenological readings of Plotinus, Aristotle, Parmenides, and Heraclitus, in which prevalent misconceptions about the very identity of time in the phenomena of motion are corrected, and time's role in Greek philosophy recovered. more...

  • Powersby George Molnar; Stephen Mumford

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99

    George Molnar came to see that the solution to a number of the problems of contemporary philosophy lay in the development of an alternative to Hume's metaphysics. In this work, which was almost completed when its author died, he developed a thorough account of causal powers and succeeded in producing something both highly focused and at the same... more...

  • The Enigmatic Reality of Timeby Michael F. Wagner

    BRILL 2008; US$ 182.00

    Integrates interdisciplinary work with philosophical analyses to explain facets of the perennial question of time's nature and existence, both in its contemporary and its original classical contexts, and it explains the two influential investigations of the topic in classical Western thought: Aristotle's and Plotinus'. more...

  • Knowing the Structure of Natureby Professor Stathis Psillos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    In this sequel to the highly acclaimed Scientific Realism: How Science Tracks Truth , Psillos discusses recent developments in scientific realism and explores realist theses and commitments. He examines the structuralist turn in the philosophy of science and offers a framework within which inference to the best explanation can be defended. more...

  • The Metaphysics of Timeby Bradley Dowden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 20.99

    Seventh in the New Dialogues in Philosophy series, this book discusses the concept of time and shows in the simplest ways how time informs discussions about causality, creation, physics, natural disasters, and much more. Creating a series of conversations between two fictional characters, Bradley Dowden uses the characters to explore nine metaphysical... more...

  • Time and Experienceby Peter Mcinerney

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 38.95

    This book is the only contemporary, systematic study of the relationship of time and conscious experience. Peter K. Mclnerney examines three tightly interconnected issues: how we are able to be conscious of time and temporal entities, whether time exists independently of conscious experience, and whether the conscious experiencer exists in time in... more...

  • Timeby Eva Hoffman

    Picador 2009; US$ 19.99

    Novelist, cultural commentator, memoirist, and historian Eva Hoffman examines our ever-changing perception of time in this inspired addition to the BIG IDEAS/small books series Time has always been the great given, the element that establishes the governing facts of human fate that cannot be circumvented, deconstructed, or wished away. But these... more...