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- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
As thinkers in the market for knowledge and agents aspiring to morally responsible action, we are inevitably subject to luck . This book presents a comprehensive new theory of luck in light of a critical appraisal of the literature's leading accounts, then brings this new theory to bear on issues in the theory of knowledge and philosophy of action.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
What is the nature of causation? How is causation linked with explanation? And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? These questions and many others are addressed in this unified and rigorous examination of the philosophical problems surrounding causation, laws and explanation. Part 1 of this book explores Hume's views on causation, theories... 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In recent decades, scientific theories have postulated the existence of many universes beyond our own. The details and implications of these theories are hotly contested. Some philosophers argue that these scientific models count against the existence of God. Others, however, argue that if God exists, a multiverse is precisely what we should expect... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00
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 andpractical rationality. The Good proposes a hermeneutical naturalism that elucidates the ways... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. Although we continue to use concepts inherited from a “historicist? viewpoint, a notion of time... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
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...