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

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  • Divine Interventionby Evan Fales

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The central theme of this book is that it's not enough to invoke omnipotence and omniscience as answers to the questions of God?s ability to create and causally affect the world (i.e., perform miracles) and human beings (i.e., to cause mystical experiences) and, conversely, God?s ability to perceive, or otherwise know about the world. Rather, it is... more...

  • Time and Time Againby J.T. Fraser

    BRILL 2007; US$ 152.00

    This work represents a guided tour to the integrated study of time. Through twenty-two connected essays, selected from the author's extensive writings, Time and Time Again advances new insights into our understanding of the nature of time seen through the sciences and the humanities. more...

  • Raum-Zeitby Martin Carrier

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 42.00

    The philosophical treatment of space and time has had a long history. This continuing interest stems not least from the fact that space and time form the basis of movement. Space-time philosophy encompasses a wide range of subjects, many of which, on first inspection, do not seem to have anything to do with space and time. Space-time philosophy... more...

  • Time, Space, and Metaphysicsby Bede Rundle

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Bede Rundle presents a philosophical investigation of the nature and reality of time and space, by means of analysis of the concepts involved. He discusses anti-realism, time travel, temporal parts, geometry, convention, and infinity, and more general issues concerning identity, objectivity, causation, facts, and verifiability. more...

  • The Moral Authority of Natureby Lorraine Daston; Fernando Vidal

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 37.00

    For thousands of years, people have used nature to justify their political, moral, and social judgments. Such appeals to the moral authority of nature are still very much with us today, as heated debates over genetically modified organisms and human cloning testify. The Moral Authority of Nature offers a wide-ranging account of how people have... more...

  • The Greek Cosmologists: Volume 1, The Formation of the Atomic Theory and its Earliest Criticsby David Furley

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This book is for anyone interested in the history of science and philosophy, even if they have no specialized knowledge of Greek philosophy. more...

  • Axiogenesisby Nicholas Rescher

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99

    Axiogenesis is an innovative philosophical work that dares to answer the question of the ultimate reason is behind the world's existence and nature. Despite drawing on various strands of neo-Platonic thought, Nicholas Rescher crafts an argument for a metaphysical theory grounded in evaluative considerations that is undeniably unique. With a keen intellectualism,... more...

  • A Future for Presentismby Craig Bourne

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    How can we talk meaningfully about the past if it does not exist to be talked about? What gives time its direction? Is time travel possible? This defence of presentism - the view that only the present exists - makes an original contribution to a fast growing and exciting debate. more...

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

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Causation and Laws of Nature in Early Modern Philosophy is a study of one of the most important debates in 17th- and 18th-century philosophy: the nature of causation. Ott offers controversial readings of such canonical figures as Descartes, Locke, and Hume, and explores related topics such as intentionality, necessity, and relations. more...

  • Religions Challenged by Contingencyby Dirk-Martin Grube; Peter Jonkers

    BRILL 2008; US$ 117.00

    The relationship between religion and contingency is investigated historically and systematically. Its historical part comprises analyses of important philosophers? interpretation of this relationship, viz. that of Leibniz, Kant, Lessing, Jaspers, and Heidegger. Its systematic part analyses how this relationship should be currently (re-)interpreted. more...