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  • Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, 3by Dean Zimmerman

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 49.99

    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 is a much-needed focus for it. OSM offers a broad view of the subject, featuring not only the traditionally central topics such as existence, identity, modality,... more...

  • Metaphysical Essaysby John Hawthorne

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 48.99

    John Hawthorne is widely regarded as one of the finest philosophers working today. He is perhaps best known for his contributions to metaphysics, and this volume collects his most notable papers in this field. Hawthorne offers original treatments of fundamental topics in philosophy, including identity, ontology, vagueness, and causation. Six of the... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Begriffsgeschichte der Naturwissenschaftenby Ernst Müller; Falko Schmieder

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • Prince of Networksby Graham Harman 2009; US$ 25.00

    This book is the first treatment of Bruno Latour specifically as a philosopher. Part One covers four key works in Latour?s career in metaphysics: Irreductions, Science in Action, We Have Never Been Modern, and Pandora?s Hope. In Part Two, the author identifies Latour?s key contributions to ontology, while criticizing his focus on the relational character... more...

  • Essays on Beingby Charles H. Kahn

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 33.99

    In this series of essays published over forty years Charles Kahn explicates the ancient Greek concept of Being. His linguistic aim of explaining the meaning of the verb einai is intertwined with his historical and philosophical project of understanding how the concept came to be central to Greek philosophy from Parmenides to Aristotle. - ;This volume... more...

  • Unity and Time in Metaphysicsby Ludger Honnefelder; Edmund Runggaldier SJ; Benedikt Schick

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00

    The contributions to this collection deal with the fundamental problem of unity, which plays a decisive role in many contemporary debates (even when this role is not acknowledged). Questions like whether there can be unities that persist through time ? e.g. persons who remain the same throughout their lives ? are discussed from various perspectives.... more...

  • The True and the Evident (Routledge Revivals)by Franz Brentano

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    First published in English in1966, The True and The Evident is a translation of Franz Brentano?s posthumous Wahrheit und Evidenz , edited by Oscsar Kraus. The book includes Brentano?s influential lecture "On the Concept of Truth", read before the Vienna Philosophical Society, a variety of essays, drawn from the immense wealth of Brentano?s unpublished... more...

  • Speculative Philosophyby Donald Phillip Verene

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99

    In this illuminating volume, Donald Phillip Verene challenges philosophy to pass beyond the limits of criticism and reflection toward a form of speculative philosophy that express the Hegelian sense in which the True is the whole and the Socratic sense in which the aim of philosophy is self-knowledge. more...

  • Through a Glass Darklyby RJ Snell

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    The modern hope of attaining purely rational and objective knowledge has faltered, to the joy of some and worry of others. Philosophy's attempt to see reality with a god's-eye view is increasingly viewed as unlikely or undesirable, but what fills the vacuum now that the modern project is in jeopardy? Through a Glass Darkly examines the thought... more...