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

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  • Augenblickby Koral Ward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    Augenblick, meaning literally 'In the blink of an eye', describes a 'decisive moment' in time that is fleeting, yet momentously eventful and incredibly significant. In this book, Koral Ward investigates the development of the concept into one of the core ideas in Western existential philosophy, alongside such concepts as anxiety and... more...

  • Knowing the Structure of Natureby Professor Stathis Psillos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophyby Walter Ott

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    Some philosophers think physical explanations stand on their own: what happens, happens because things have the properties they do. Others think that any such explanation is incomplete: what happens in the physical world must be partly due to the laws of nature. Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophy examines the debate between these... more...

  • Time in Feminist Phenomenologyby Christina SchĂźes; Dorothea E. Olkowski; Helen A. Fielding

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95

    The contributors to this international volume take up questions about a phenomenology of time that begins with and attunes to gender issues. Themes such as feminist conceptions of time, change and becoming, the body and identity, memory and modes of experience, and the relevance of time as a moral and... more...

  • Ideenby Dominik Perler; Johannes Haag

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 49.00

    The notion of ?idea? is a key concept in early modern philosophy. From Descartes? seminal works at the beginning of the 17th century to the work of Thomas Reid in the closing years of the 18th century, discussion in theoretical philosophy is dominated by the debate about the core concept of ?idea?. This two-volume textbook introduces eleven key authors... more...

  • Metaphysik und Naturphilosophie im 17. Jahrhundertby Karin Hartbecke

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00

    Neo-Scholastic metaphysics plays an outstanding role in 17th century philosophy. The beginnings of the modern scientific view of the world originate from precisely the same time. With reference to the anatomist Francis Glisson (ca. 1597-1677), this study investigates the significance of school metaphysics for the inception of a new form of natural... more...

  • Everything Coming Out of Nothing vs. A Finite, Open and Contingent Universeby Julio A. Gonzalo; Manuel MŞ Carreira SJ

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 24.00

    Very often, contemporary theoretical cosmologists ignore the crucial contributions made in Medieval Europe to the birth of modern physics. This book intends to bridge the gap in accessible language for the non specialist. This book puts in a proper historical perspective, that the universe is intelligible as attested by the monumental fact of modern... more...

  • Causality and Motivationby Roberto Poli

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    The belief is widely held that the physical world is causally-driven. The world is one because a tangled web of causally-driven processes keeps it together. However, both the psychological and the social worlds cannot be articulated in causal terms only. Hereby, ?motivation? is used as the most general term referring to whatever keeps (synchronically)... more...

  • Az Urantia konyvby Urantia Foundation

    Urantia Foundation 2013; US$ 8.95

    Az Urantia Alapítvány által eloször 1955-ben kiadott Urantia könyv szerzoi állításuk szerint mennyei lények, akik a könyvben foglaltakat mint kinyilatkoztatást mutatták be a bolygónknak, vagyis az Urantiának. Az Urantia könyvben olvasható írások az emberiség megjelenésével, történelmével és sorsának beteljesülésével, valamint az Atya Istenhez fuzodo... more...

  • Humans in Natureby Gregory E. Kaebnick

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 40.99

    Contemporary debates over issues as wide-ranging as the protection of wildernesses and endangered species, the spread of genetically modified organisms, the emergence of synthetic biology, and the advance of human enhancement, all of which seem to spin into deeper and more baffling questions with every change in the news cycle, often circle back to... more...