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- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00
Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This is a major work of ecological philosophy that startles the senses out of habitual ways of perception. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 90.00
Capital Times analyzes the social and political processes involved in conceptions of time in ancient and medieval tradition and sets them in the context of contemporary political and philosophical debates centering on the thought of Kant and Marx. Witty and learned, Alliez?s ambitious work forces us to reevaluate the philosophical and historical status... more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 160.00
In this book, fifteen authors from a wide spectrum of disciplines (ranging from the natural sciences to the arts) offer assessments of the way time enters their work, the definition and uses of time that have proved most productive or problematic, and the lessons their subjects can offer for our understanding of time beyond the classroom and laboratory... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
To some, the notion of mixing religious groups and community organizing may seem a pleasing prospect, an idea long overdue. To others, it may be anathema. Like it or not, however, this blending is a reality that has been forged in streets and meeting halls day by day, from the very beginnings of our country to the present-day touchstones of President... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 34.99
Material objects persist through time and survive change. How do they manage to do so? What are the underlying facts of persistence? Do objects persist by being "wholly present" at all moments of time at which they exist? Or do they persist by having distinct "temporal segments" confined to the corresponding times? Are objects three-dimensional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 130.00
The last century has seen enormous progress in our understanding of time. This volume features original essays by the foremost philosophers of time discussing the goals and methodology of the philosophy of time, and examining the best way to move forward with regard to the field's core issues. The collection is unique in combining cutting edge... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95
A Companion to the Philosophy of Time presents the broadest treatment of this subject yet; 32 specially commissioned articles - written by an international line-up of experts – provide an unparalleled reference work for students and specialists alike in this exciting field. The most comprehensive reference work on the philosophy of time... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 31.21
Hauptbeschreibung Der Mensch ist ein soziales Wesen, das in Beziehungen zu anderen Menschen lebt. Diese alteuropäische Denkvoraussetzung hat den Menschen aus dem Fokus der Soziologie gerückt. Denn es ist nicht der Mensch, es sind die sozialen Beziehungen, für die sie sich interessiert. Doch hat sich damit bereits die Frage nach dem Menschen für die... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
The constants of nature are the numbers that define the essence of the Universe. They tell us how strong its forces are, and what its fundamental laws can do: the strength of gravity, of magnetism, the speed of light, and the masses of the smallest particles of matter. They encode the deepest secrets of the Universe and express at once our greatest... more...