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  • On Metaphysicsby Roderick M. Chisholm

    University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 30.00

    On Metaphysics was first published in 1989. On Metaphysics brings together eighteen essays by a self-described analytic philosopher who is concerned with redirecting the linguistic emphasis in contemporary philosophy toward the traditional questions of metaphysics. The essays explore the most fundamental categories of reality: substance and attribute;... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mindby Stephen P. Stich; Ted A. Warfield

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95 US$ 143.82

    Comprising a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume presents an up-to-date survey of the central themes in the philosophy of mind. It leads the reader through a broad range of topics, including Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Dualism, Emotions, Folk Psychology, Free Will, Individualism, Personal... more...

  • An Identity Theory of Truthby Julian Dodd

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 38.00

    Dodd explains that correspondence theories of truth fail because the relation between true thought and fact is identity, not correspondence. Facts are not complexes of worldly entities which make thoughts true; they are merely true thoughts. The resulting modest identity theory allows for a defensible deflation of the concept of truth. more...

  • Oxford Studies in Epistemologyby Tamar Szabo Gendler; John Hawthorne

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    OSE is a biennial publication which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it will publish exemplary papers in epistemology, broadly construed. Anyone wanting to understand the latest developments in the discipline can start here. more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaphysicsby Dean Zimmerman

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. A special feature of this volume is an unpublished paper on nominalism by W. V. Quine, arguably the most influential figure in philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. It is accompanied by five specially commissioned commentaries. more...

  • The Architectonic of Philosophyby Leslie Kavanaugh

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 42.00

    In the Architectonic of Philosophy Leslie Kavanaugh chose three 'architectonics', philosophical structures, to be examined more extensively. These are Plato's Chora, the continuum of Aristoteles and finally Leibniz's labyrinth. more...

  • Begriffsgeschichte der Naturwissenschaftenby Ernst Müller; Falko Schmieder

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 174.14

    The increasing cultural significance of the natural sciences presents conceptual history with the task of reorganising its categories and methods. The greatest challenge here is the merging of conceptual history and the history of science and the integration of the natural sciences in the project of an interdisciplinary cultural history. The... more...

  • A Companion to Metaphysicsby Ernest Sosa; Jaegwon Kim; Gary S. Rosenkrantz

    Wiley 2009; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    Fully extended and revised, A Companion to Metaphysics 2nd Edition includes a section of detailed review essays from renowned metaphysicians, and the addition of more than 30 new encyclopedic entries, taking the number of entries to over 300. Includes revisions to existing encyclopedic entries Features more than 30 all-new "A to Z" entries... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaphysics Volume 1by Dean Zimmerman

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Oxford Studies in Metaphysics is the forum for the best new work in this flourishing field. Much of the most interesting work in philosophy today is metaphysical in character: this new series will be a much-needed focus for it. OSM will offer a broad view of the subject, featuring not only the traditionally central topics such as existence, identity,... more...