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- 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$ 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. It is difficult to understand the place of morality and practical rationality in constituting human nature once it is not describable purely in terms of the natural sciences. The Good proposes a hermeneutical naturalism that elucidates... 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 these... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
This work celebrates the investigative power of phenomenology to explore the phenomenological sense of space and time in conjunction with the phenomenology of intentionality, the invisible, the sacred, and the mystical. It examines the course of life through its ontopoietic genesis, opening the cosmic sphere to logos. The work also explores, on the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.37
Hektik und Stress sind nicht nur Probleme des Alltags und der Psychologie, sondern auch der Philosophie. Wirtschaftlicher und technologischer Fortschritt präsentieren uns mit immer größerem Tempo neue Produkte, der Beruf stellt immer höhere Ansprüche, während wir den ständigen Innovationen in fast allen gesellschaftlichen Bereichen nur noch mit Mühe... 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...