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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important interpretative issues concerning the role that the notion... more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 29.99
Jesus calls his followers to be salt and light in a fallen world. Through the ages, believers have grappled with what form Christian cultural engagement should take. Various Christian thinkers have advocated models of engagement, and some recent models have used the discourse of the battlefield to speak of ?winning the culture war.? In a post-Constantinian,... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 38.99
Economist Alistair Young urges Christians to support strong governmental and intergovernmental action to improve existing global economic systems and provide adequate environmental protection. The book argues that environmental policy raises important ethical and theological issues around uncertainty, inequality the rights of traditional communities,... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity , Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This book addresses contemporary problems on substantiality and causality. After presenting rival approaches to substantiality and causality?a traditional, ontological view vs. a transcendental one?it presents studies of substance as showing causal aspects and of causality, showing its reference to the category of substance. The last section... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 72.60
The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs (T12P), one of the longest texts of the so-called ?Old Testament Pseudepigrapha,? presents the fictitious farewell speeches that the twelve sons of Jacob held on their respective deathbeds. Tom de Bruin examines these twelve monologues as literary products in order to understand the function of the text for the... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 38.99
The essays in this book offer an in-depth exploration of value theory. Portions examine the theoretical foundations of values and valuation exploring the rational groundwork for judgments. Other aspects, appealing to value distinctions of inherent, intrinsic, and instrumental, bring to light matters of aesthetic, social political, ethical, and ontological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
What is death and why does it matter to us? How should the knowledge of our finitude affect the living of our lives and what are the virtues suitable to mortal beings? Does death destroy the meaningfulness of lives, or would lives that never ended be eternally and absurdly tedious? Should we reconcile ourselves to the fact of our forthcoming death,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
The ever-present possibility of death forces upon us the question of life's meaning and for this reason death has been a central concern of philosophers throughout history. From Socrates to Heidegger, philosophers have grappled with the nature and significance of death. In "Annihilation", Christopher Belshaw explores two central questions at the heart... more...