all ebooks in category: Metaphysics (61)

«Timaeus» by Plato
English | ISBN: 9781911429890 | EPUB | 1.5 MB

Of all the writings of Plato the Timaeus is the most obscure and repulsive to the modern reader, and has nevertheless had the greatest influence …

Culture of Accidents: Unexpected Knowledges in Early Modern England
English | ISBN: 0804735565 | 2002 | EPUB | 240 pages | 459 KB

Collapsing buildings, unexpected meetings in the marketplace, monstrous births, encounters with pirates at sea—these and other unforeseen “accidents” at the turn of the seventeenth century …

Mere Possibilities: Metaphysical Foundations of Modal Semantics (Repost)
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0691147124 | PDF | pages: 182 | 0.9 mb

It seems reasonable to believe that there might have existed things other than those that in fact exist, or have existed. But how should we …

Existence: Essays in Ontology
English | ISBN: 1107047129 | June 16, 2014 | EPUB | 267 pages | 1 MB

The problem of the nature of being was central to ancient and medieval philosophy, and continues to be relevant today. In this collection of thirteen …

The Bloomsbury Companion to Kant
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1472586786 | 456 pages | PDF | 2,6 MB

Immanuel Kant is widely considered to be the most important and influential thinker of modern Europe and the late Enlightenment. His philosophy is extraordinarily wide-ranging …

Can Different Cultures Think the Same Thoughts?: A Comparative Study in Metaphysics and Ethics
English | April 30, 2018 | ISBN: 0268103534 | EPUB | 308 pages | 1.8 MB

Kenneth Dorter’s Can Different Cultures Think the Same Thoughts? is a study of fundamental issues in metaphysics and ethics across major philosophical traditions of the …

Heidegger, Work, and Being
English | 2009 | ISBN: 1847063721, 144115647X | 178 pages | PDF | 15 MB

In a world of changing work patterns and the global displacement of working lifestyles, the nature of human identity and work is put under great …

Space in Hellenistic Philosophy: Critical Studies in Ancient Physics
English | 2014 | ISBN: 3110364956 | 224 pages | PDF | 1,2 MB

The volume discusses the notion of space by focusing on the most representative exponents of the Hellenistic schools and explores the role played by spatial …

Metaphysics: The Fundamentals
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1405195746, 1405195738 | 280 pages | PDF | 1,4 MB

Metaphysics: The Fundamentals presents readers with a systematic, comprehensive introductory overview of modern analytic metaphysics. • Presents an accessible, up-to-date and broad-ranging survey of one …

Bergson’s Philosophy of Self-Overcoming
English | 2019 | ISBN: 3030154866 | 291 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This book proposes a new reading of Bergsonism based on the admission that time, conceived as duration, stretches instead of passes. This swelling time is …