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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

  • Convictional Civilityby C. Ben Mitchell; Carla D. Sanderson; Gregory Alan Thornbury

    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.áVarious 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.?áIn a post-Constantinian,... more...

  • Substantiality and Causalityby Miroslaw Szatkowski; Marek Rosiak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book addresses contemporary problems on substantiality and causality. After presenting rival approaches to substantiality and causality?Ča 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... more...

  • The Great Controversyby Tom de Bruin

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 74.69

    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...

  • Annihilationby Christopher Belshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Deathby Geoffrey Scarre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Dreams and Resurrectionby Jack Call

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99

    This book demonstrates that an empirical approach to the question of personal immortality is consistent with psychedelic experience and Christianity. more...

  • On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotionby Berit Brogaard

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Romantic love presents some of life's most challenging questions. Can we choose who to love? Is romantic love rational? Can we love more than one person at a time? And can we make ourselves fall out of love? In On Romantic Love, Berit Brogaard attempts to get to the bottom of love's many contradictions. This short book, informed by both historical... more...

  • The Essence of the Selfby Geoffrey Madell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and which therefore fail to capture the uniqueness of... more...

  • Mind, Language and Subjectivityby Nicholas Georgalis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of ?thought-tokens? and minimal content and their many-to-one relation to linguistic meaning,... more...

  • Global Philosophyby Nicholas Maxwell

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 17.99

    This book is about education, learning, rational inquiry, philosophy, science studies, problem solving, academic inquiry, global problems, wisdom and, above all, the urgent need for an academic revolution. Despite this range and diversity of topics, there is a common underlying theme. Education ought to be devoted, much more than it is, to the exploration... more...