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  • Hubris and Progress

    A Future Born of Presumption, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Bordoni

    This book explores the ancient question of why man seeks to go beyond his limits. A presumptuous tendency known by the ancient Greeks as hubris and believed to be punished by the gods, it developed from a need for our survival to a habit, as humanity has subdued animals, dominated nature, increased…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1937 and 1992, this collection of original texts addresses the philosophical realm of metaphysics, not only ontology but the philosophy of science, religion and morals. The theory of values and the theory of absolutes are the subject of more than one…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Ascent to the Absolute

    Metaphysical Papers and Lectures, 1st Edition

    By J. N. Findlay

    Originally published in 1970. This book is a collection of lectures and papers given by Professor Findlay in the 1960s. The theme is an argument for a metaphysical Absolute, in the sense of post-Hegelian Idealism. Findlay’s word for the Absolute process is ‘Enterprise’, which must be necessary in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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 – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • The Existence of the World

    An Introduction to Ontology, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Grossman

    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 – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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;…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

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