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

  • (Erzählte) Zeit des Wartensby Nadine Benz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 31.22

    Aus einer philosophisch-phänomenologischen und literaturwissenschaftlichen Perspektive heraus gewinnt Nadine Benz nähere Erkenntnisse über das temporale Phänomen des Wartens. Zunächst wird die historische Entwicklung der Zeitvorstellung aus philosophisch-phänomenologischer Sicht thematisiert, spezifisch im Hinblick auf die Fragen nach Messbarkeit,... more...

  • >Welt< als Thema der Philosophieby Christian Bermes

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2004; US$ 48.67

    Noch bis in das 19. Jahrhundert hinein wurde die Philosophie als Weltweisheit bezeichnet, und noch vor wenigen Jahrzehnten war häufig unklar, ob Philosophie mit Weltanschauung oder Weltanschauungslehre zusammenfällt. Die Untersuchung 'Welt' als Thema der Philosophie zeichnet eine Entwicklung von der Fixierung des Ausdrucks 'Welt' in der Philosophie... more...

  • Alef, Mem, Tauby Elliot Wolfson

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    This highly original, provocative, and poetic work explores the nexus of time, truth, and death in the symbolic world of medieval kabbalah. Demonstrating that the historical and theoretical relationship between kabbalah and western philosophy is far more intimate and extensive than any previous scholar has ever suggested, Elliot R. Wolfson draws an... more...

  • Alles Zufallby Jürgen Mecke

    tredition 2015; US$ 2.78

    Mein Leben, alles ein Zufall, ein Wimpernschlag im Laufe der Erdgeschichte, aber gelebt. more...

  • Anima Mundi: The Rise of the World Soul Theory in Modern German Philosophyby Miklós Vassányi

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 259.00

    Plato?s concept of the world as a cosmic living being, possessed of a soul, was vital to the Stoic and Neo-Platonic philosophers, but faded with the rise of Leibniz and the rationalists. This book discusses how and why the German Romantics of the late 1700s and early 1800s came back to embrace the existence of the world soul. more...

  • Anselm und Neslin in Raum und Zeitby Rolf Esser

    tredition 2013; US$ 7.44

    Anselm und Neslin in Raum und Zeit" ist der Nachfolgeband des Romans "Anselm und Neslin", in dem zwei Kinder aufgrund widriger Umstände eine Reise durch die mittelalterliche Welt bis hin nach Ägypten überstehen müssen. In Oberägypten hat Anselm in einem traumatischen Zustand die Vision befremdlicher Erlebnisse auf einem anderen Planeten... more...

  • The Archaicby Paul Bishop

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    The Archaic takes as its major reference points C.G. Jung's classic essay, 'Archaic Man' (1930), and Ernesto Grassi's paper on 'Archaic Theories of History' (1990). Moving beyond the confines of a Jungian framework to include other methodological approaches, this book explores the concept of the archaic. Defined as meaning 'old-fashioned',... more...

  • Augenblickby Dr Koral Ward; Professor Joseph Friggieri; Professor Moira Gatens; Dr Simon Glendinning; Professor Alan Goldman; Professor Paul Helm; Professor David Lamb; Professor Peter Lipton; Professor Alan Musgrave; Moore Oates; Professor John Post; Professor Graham Priest; Professor Sean Sayers; Professor Ravindra Raj Singh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Augenblick, meaning literally 'In the blink of an eye', describes a 'decisive moment' in time that is both fleeting yet momentously eventful, even epoch-makingly significant. In this book Koral Ward investigates the development of the concept into one of the core ideas in Western existential philosophy alongside such concepts as anxiety and individual... more...

  • Autonomous Natureby Carolyn Merchant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism, nature came to be perceived as an orderly,... more...

  • Axiogenesisby Nicholas Rescher

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 84.99

    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...