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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 123.50
The articles in this volume focus on the ontology of space and time, including the themes of substantivalism vs. relationism, continuity vs. discreteness, and time travel. In the current debate on these issues, there is a tendency to separate too rigidly between a priori and a posteriori approaches. This volume aims to bridge the gap between... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 33.64
A persistent puzzle in mainstream contemporary moral philosophy is why people should strive to do good and to be good. Today it is often ignored that there is more to the human nature than what can be described by natural sciences - morality and practical rationality. The Good proposes a hermeneutical naturalism that elucidates the ways... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 95.42
The book defends that there is both teleological order (design) and chance in non-living and in living systems; and that the different types of order, teleological order and chance are compatible not only with God?s providence, but also with man?s free will and evil. more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 27.99
From Mastery to Mystery is an original and provocative contribution to the burgeoningfield of ecophenomenology. Informed by current debates in environmental philosophy, Bannon critiques the conception of nature as ??substance? that he finds tacitly assumed by the major environmental theorists. Instead, this book reconsiders the basic goals of an... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
This book introduces Robert Corrington?s ?ecstatic naturalism,? a new perspective in understanding ?sacred? nature and naturalism, and explores what can be done with this philosophical thought. This is an excellent resource for scholars of Continental philosophy, philosophy of religion, and American pragmatism. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Time and Man focuses on the endeavors of humans to probe the mysteries of time and to elucidate its properties. The discussions are both philosophical and factual in nature and encompass science as well as the physical sciences, biology and related disciplines (for example, evolution), and the humanities (for example, religion). Factual information... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This introduction to the philosophy of the environment examines current debates on how we should think about the natural world and our place within it. The subject is examined from a determinedly analytic philosophical perspective, focusing on questions of value, but taking in attendant issues in epistemology and metaphysics as well. The book begins... more...
- Pitchstone Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
Paul Singh is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the College of Medicine, University of Science, Arts and Technology at Montserrat, British West Indies. He is the founder president of Singh Global Initiatives, a philanthropic organization that promotes health and science education worldwide. He lives in Menlo Park, California. John... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book is about how modernity affects our perceptions of time and space. Its main argument is that geographical space is used to control temporal progress by channeling it to benefit particular political, economic and social interests, or by halting it altogether. By incorporating the ancient Greek myth of the Titanomachy as a conceptual metaphor... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 16.99
For building sustainable peace and security, the time is always now. Violence in our world extends beyond armed conflicts: it exists in our social and economic structures, not to mention in our destruction of the environment. How can we build more sustainable development and peace? In this innovative, ambitious book, Dr Luc Reychler argues that we... more...