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Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

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Ontology and Dialectics: 1960-61

Theodor W. Adorno

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Originally published: Ontologie und Dialektik, 1960-61. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2002. [more]

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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Society & Social Sciences

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From the bestselling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape... [more]

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What Is Philosophy for?

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What Is Philosophy for?

Mary Midgley

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to... [more]

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Philosophy of Nature

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Philosophy of Nature

Paul K. Feyerabend

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Philosopher, physicist, and anarchist Paul Feyerabend was one of the most unconventional scholars of his time. His book Against... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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Cricket Ball

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Cricket Ball

Gary Cox (University of Birmingham, UK)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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No object encapsulates the subtle, mysterious richness of cricket as much as its most famous character, the cricket ball:... [more]

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Being Ecological

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Being Ecological

Timothy Morton

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Social impact of environmental issues

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Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong?<br />Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'?<br... [more]

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

Graham Harman

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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What is reality, really?<br... [more]

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Ultimate Questions

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Ultimate Questions

Bryan Magee

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy

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We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand... [more]

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Thinking about Free Will

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Thinking about Free Will

Peter Van Inwagen

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy

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van Inwagen is a major name in the philosophy of free will, and this book, which includes several of his most significant... [more]

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Arguing Science: A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit

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Arguing Science: A Dialogue on the Future of Science and Spirit

Rupert Sheldrake, Michael Shermer

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of science; Cosmology & the universe; Clairvoyance & precognition; Unexplained phenomena & the paranormal

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An in-depth dialogue on the nature of science between post-materialist biologist Rupert Sheldrake and renowned skeptic Michael... [more]

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One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts, including the Singular Object which is Nothingness

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One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts,...

Graham Priest

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Non-Western philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: logic

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Graham Priest presents an original exploration of questions concerning the one and the many. He covers a wide range of issues... [more]

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Metaphysics

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Metaphysics

Aristotle

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Aristotle's great work translated into English with an index giving Greek, Latin, and English forms of key terms [more]

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Introduction to Metaphysics: Second Edition

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Introduction to Metaphysics: Second Edition

Martin Heidegger

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Features a revised and expanded translators' introduction and an updated translation, as well as the English versions of author's... [more]

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The Courage to Be: Third Edition

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The Courage to Be: Third Edition

Paul Tillich

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religious ethics

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Describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This title includes a foreword... [more]

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Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Causation: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen Mumford, Rani Lill Anjum

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy

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Without cause and effect, there would be no science or technology, no moral responsibility, and no system of law. Causation... [more]

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A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time

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A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time

Adrian Bardon (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Wake Forest University)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy: aesthetics

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A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time is a concise and accessible survey of the history of philosophical and scientific... [more]

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The Evolution of Modern Philosophy: The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of Things

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The Evolution of Modern Philosophy: The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics:...

A. W. Moore (University of Oxford)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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This book charts the evolution of metaphysics since Descartes, providing an unusually wide-ranging history that includes both... [more]

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The Sovereignty of Good

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The Sovereignty of Good

Iris Murdoch

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy

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First published 1970 by Routledge & Kegan Paul. First published in Routledge Classics 2001 by Routledge. [more]

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Metaphysics: A Very Short Introduction

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Metaphysics: A Very Short Introduction

Stephen Mumford (Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy

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In this easy-to-understand introduction, Stephen Mumford explores one of the four main branches of philosophy: metaphysics.... [more]

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The Oxford Handbook of Causation

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The Oxford Handbook of Causation

Helen Beebee (University of Birmingham), Christopher Hitchcock (California Institute of Technology), Peter Menzies (Macquarie University, Sydney)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy of science

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Causation is a central topic in many areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics,... [more]

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Timaeus and Critias

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Timaeus and Critias

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of science

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In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower... [more]

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Timaeus and Critias

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Timaeus and Critias

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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A Socratic dialogue in two parts. It begins with a theoretical exposition of the cosmos and his story describing the creation... [more]

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Being and Time

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Being and Time

Martin Heidegger

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Translation, from the German, of: Sein und Zeit. [more]

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