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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • Hungry for Loveby Francis Macnab

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99

    In Hungry for Love Dr Francis Macnab explores the psychological reasons behind the anxiety and unease prevalent in society today. He argues that the burning desire to find love and the frustration we ultimately feel can wreak great havov in us. Dr. Macnab discusses the dissatisfaction and anguish we experiences when our high expectations from relationships... more...

  • L' oeuvre de soiby Pierre Fortin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 15.00

    Comment bel et bien vivre? Cette question interpelle tout être humain autant dans la légèreté que dans la lourdeur du quotidien. Tout au long de sa vie, il appartient à chacun d'y répondre le plus librement possible. Cet essai propose un certain nombre de réflexions sur l'existence humaine et sur les conditions... more...

  • Mind Ascribedby Bruno Mölder

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    This book provides a thoroughly worked out and systematic presentation of an interpretivist position in the philosophy of mind, of the view that having mental properties is a matter of interpretation. Bruno Mölder elaborates and defends a particular version of interpretivism, the ascription theory, which explicates the possession of mental states with... more...

  • Conceptual Atomism and the Computational Theory of Mindby John-Michael Kuczynski

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 173.00

    What is it to have a concept? What is it to make an inference? What is it to be rational? On the basis of recent developments in semantics, a number of authors have embraced answers to these questions that have radically counterintuitive consequences, for example: ? One can rationally accept self-contradictory propositions (e.g. Smith is a composer... more...

  • Mind and Causalityby Alberto Peruzzi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 102.00

    Which causal patterns are involved in mental processes? On what mechanisms does the self-organisation of cognitive structure rest? Can a naturalistic view account for the basic resources of intentionality, while avoiding the objections to reductive materialism? By considering the developmental, phenomenological and biological aspects linking mind and... more...

  • Quantum Closures and Disclosuresby Gordon G. Globus

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 102.00

    Quantum Closures and Disclosures thinks together two seemingly irreconcilable discourses: An application of quantum field theory to brain functioning, called quantum brain dynamics, and the continental postphenomenological tradition, especially the work of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida. Underlying both developments is a new ontology of nonCartesian... more...

  • Self-Reference and Self-Awarenessby Andrew Brook; Richard C. DeVidi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 113.00

    Rich in precursors (Kant and Frege) and stimulated by Castañeda’s study in the logic of self-consciousness and Shoemaker’s seminal paper ‘Self-reference and self-awareness’, the work of the past thirty-five years on self-reference and self-awareness has generated a wealth of deep, sophisticated philosophy. This volume explores... more...

  • The Transparent Becoming of Worldby Gordon G. Globus

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 143.00

    The Transparent Becoming of World undertakes a penetrating inquiry into the quotidian world we take for granted and the brain that silently hoists our bubbles of world-thrownness. After critiquing the traditional views of direct realism, indirect realism and idealism, the continual becoming of world is explained by a novel integration of process... more...

  • The Nature of True Mindsby John Heil

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    This work proposes a way to a naturalistic synthesis, one that accords the mental a place in the physical world alongside the non-mental. more...

  • Sacrifice and Valueby Sidney Axinn

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 77.99

    We create value for ourselves by making sacrifices. In Sacrifice and Value, Sidney Axinn presents the role of sacrifice in the work of many figures in the history of Philosophy. A novel feature is the attention given to Kant's use of sacrifice, and the way this changes the usual view of the Categorical Imperative, and Kant's concept of value. more...