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- University of California Press 2006; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 269.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
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...
- Urantia Foundation 2013; US$ 8.99
Az Urantia Alapítvány által eloször 1955-ben kiadott Urantia könyv szerzoi állításuk szerint mennyei lények, akik a könyvben foglaltakat mint kinyilatkoztatást mutatták be a bolygónknak, vagyis az Urantiának. Az Urantia könyvben olvasható írások az emberiség megjelenésével, történelmével és sorsának beteljesülésével, valamint az Atya Istenhez fuzodo... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95
Genevieve Lloyd's book is a provocative and accessible essay on the fragmentation of the self as explored in philosophy and literature. The past is irrevocable, consciousness changes as time passes: given this, can there ever be such a thing as the unity of the self? Being in Time explores the emotional aspects of the human experience of time, commonly... more...
- Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 29.95
This series of brief and sparkling philosophical essays explores the Principle of Continuity as it impacts discussions of the Big Bang and the expansion of the universe, God, infinity, biological immortality and evolution. From Ancient Greece to the frontiers of modern science, some egregious blunders have been made in both philosophy and in theoretical... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94
All those nagging questions you have about the universe are answered here, like 'Is there a dark side to the moon? What happens when a comet hits the sun? Do the Martian canals have any water in them? Is the moon hot inside? What would happen if the sun were to collide with a black hole? Mars has polar ice caps: could polar bears live on Mars? if... more...