Philosophy: Metaphysics

  • Reality and Value: An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value book cover

    Reality and Value

    An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Campbell Garnett

    Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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  • The Existence of the World: An Introduction to Ontology book cover

    The Existence of the World

    An Introduction to Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Grossmann

    Originally published in 1992. The history of Western philosophy can be seen as a battle between those that insist that the "physical universe" exists and those would claim that there is a much larger "world" which contains atemporal and nonspatial things as well. The central part of this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
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  • The Listening Self: Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics book cover

    The Listening Self

    Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By David Michael Levin

    Originally published in 1989. In this interdisciplinary study, Dr Levin offers an account of personal growth and self-fulfilment based on the development of our capacity for listening. This book should be of interest to advanced students of critical theory, psychology, cultural studies, ethics,…

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  • Events: A Metaphysical Study book cover

    Events: A Metaphysical Study

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Brian Lombard

    Originally published in 1986. The theory of events presented is one that construes events to be concrete particulars; and it embodies an attempt to take seriously the idea that events are the changes that objects undergo when they change. The theory is about what an event really is, about when…

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  • The Nature of Things book cover

    The Nature of Things

    1st Edition

    By Anthony M. Quinton

    Originally published in 1973. In this systematic treatise, Anthony Quinton examines the concept of substance, a philosophical refinement of the everyday notion of a thing. Four distinct, but not unconnected, problems about substance are identified: what accounts for the individuality of a thing;…

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  • The Approach to Metaphysics book cover

    The Approach to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By E. W. F. Tomlin

    Originally published in 1947. This book looks at contemporary conundrums in philosophical tendencies, bringing the reader a first-principles review of the purpose of such enquiries in relation to modern life. It presents the importance of the history of the development of philosophical thought,…

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    Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By William H. Walsh

    Originally published in 1963. An outline of the metaphysical positions held by such major philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hegel, Kant, Hume, Moore, Bradley, Wittgenstein. The author maintains – controversially – that metaphysical arguments have a close bearing on religious and moral…

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  • Methods of Metaphysics book cover

    Methods of Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Alan White

    Originally published in 1987. This book comprises a critical exposition of the thoughts on metaphysics of the major philosophers of the tradition. It introduces the ideas of these philosophers to students but is of interest to teachers as well. The author begins with a survey of the metaphysical…

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  • An Introduction to Metaphysics book cover

    An Introduction to Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By C. H. Whiteley

    Originally published in 1950. For those interested in the fundamental problems of philosophy but not familiar with its technicalities, this book introduces the main type of theory in metaphysics, not by a catalogue of philosophers’ opinions but by a continuous train of reasoning. The central theme…

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  • The Act and Object of Judgment: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    The Act and Object of Judgment

    Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ball, Christoph Schuringa

    This book presents 12 original essays on historical and contemporary philosophical discussions of judgment. The central issues explored in this volume can be separated into two groups namely, those concerning the act and object of judgment. What kind of act is judgment? How is it related to a range…

    Hardback – 2019-03-07
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • McTaggart's Paradox book cover

    McTaggart's Paradox

    1st Edition

    By R.D. Ingthorsson

    McTaggart’s argument for the unreality of time, first published in 1908, set the agenda for 20th-century philosophy of time. Yet there is very little agreement on what it actually says—nobody agrees with the conclusion, but still everybody finds something important in it. This book presents the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
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    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Personal Identity book cover

    Personal Identity

    3rd Edition

    By Harold W Noonan

    Who am I? What is a person? What does it take for a person to persist from one time to another? What is the relation between the mind and the body? These are just some of the questions that constitute the problem of personal identity, one of the oldest and most fundamental of philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
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