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

  • Causation and Explanationby Stathis Psillos

    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...

  • Environmental Philosophyby Christopher Belshaw

    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...

  • Nature?s Teleological Order and God?s Providenceby Paul Weingartner

    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...

  • God and the Multiverseby Klaas Kraay

    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...

  • A Philosophy of Sacred Natureby Leon Niemoczynski; Nam T. Nguyen; Robert S. Corrington; Sigridur Gudmarsdottir; Joseph M. Kramp; Wade A. Mitchell; Robert Cummings Neville; Jea Sophia Oh; Iljoon Park; Austin J. Roberts; Wesley J. Wildman; Guy Woodward; Martin O. Yalcin

    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...

  • Das Guteby Thomas Hoffmann

    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...

  • Our Broad Presentby Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    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...

  • Space and Timeby Vincenzo Fano; Francesco Orilia; Giovanni Macchia

    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...

  • Zeit und Bildby Kristóf Nyíri

    transcript 2014; US$ 25.31

    Denken vollzieht sich nicht bloß in Wörtern, sondern auch - wesentlich - in kinästhetisch fundierten mentalen Bildern. Unsere alltäglichen Zeitmetaphern entsprechen bildlich vermittelten leiblichen Erfahrungen und führen zu einer Common-Sense-Auffassung der Wirklichkeit der Zeit, welche von der Philosophie nicht widerlegt, sondern gerechtfertigt werden... more...

  • The Nature of Physical Existenceby Ivor Leclerc

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 385.00

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...