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Physics & ontology

Paperback. Approaching Infinity addresses seventeen paradoxes of the infinite, most of which have no generally accepted solutions. The book addresses these paradoxes using a new theory of infinity, which entails that an infinite series is uncompletable when it requires something to possess an infinite intensive magnitude. Num Pages: 288 pages, 22 figures. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 138. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137560865
ISBN
9781137560865

€ 32.82

Hardcover. Presents a new approach to quantum theory which gives a clear intuitive understanding of its meaning and in which there is a coherent notion of the reality of the universe without assuming a fundamental role for the human observer. Num Pages: 412 pages, illustrations, 36 line drawings. BIC Classification: HPJ; PGK; PHQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 242 x 165 x 29. Weight in Grams: 758.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
412
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415065887
ISBN
9780415065887

€ 127.73

Paperback. Organized around themes such as harmony with one's self and with the world, right relation to God, the use of reason, self-exploration, and living in a disordered world, the selections in this anthology explore traditional philosophical thought from Plato to de Beauvoir on the topic of human flourishing. Editor(s): Guignon, Charles B. Series: Hackett Readings in Philosophy. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 17. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
325
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872204386
ISBN
9780872204386

€ 25.99
€ 23.89

Hardcover. Addiction argues that addiction should be understood not as a disease but as a phenomenon that must be understood on many levels at once. Employing a complex dynamic systems approach and philosophical methodology, Shelby explains addiction as an irreducible neurobiological, psychological, developmental, environmental, and sociological phenomenon. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPM; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 141. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137552846
ISBN
9781137552846

€ 92.13

Paperback. Throughout her distinguished and prolific writing career, she explored questions of good and bad, myth and morality. The framework for Murdoch's questions - and her own conclusions - can be found in the Sovereignty of Good. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 126 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 193 x 115 x 10. Weight in Grams: 138.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415253994
ISBN
9780415253994

€ 15.99
€ 15.58

Paperback. The debate between free will and its opposing doctrine, determinism, is one of the key issues in philosophy. Free Will provides a comprehensive introduction to this highly important question. Num Pages: 284 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 15. Weight in Grams: 522.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415200561
ISBN
9780415200561

€ 43.19

Hardcover. Why does knowledge of philosophy presuppose knowledge of reality? What are the characters in Deleuze's theatre and philosophy? How are his famous metaphysical distinctions secondary to the concept of philosophy as practice and politics? These questions are answered through careful analysis and application of Deleuzian principles. Num Pages: 280 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 225 x 145 x 22. Weight in Grams: 480. Affirmation in Philosophy. 280 pages. Why does knowledge of philosophy presuppose knowledge of reality? What are the characters in Deleuze's theatre and philosophy? How are his famous metaphysical distinctions secondary to the concept of philosophy as practice and politics? These questions are answered through careful analysis and application of Deleuzian principles. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPJ. Dimension: 225 x 145 x 22. Weight: 480.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
280
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2010th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230276581
ISBN
9780230276581

€ 98.06

Paperback. Num Pages: 264 pages, 4 halftones. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 167 x 17. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Intellect Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841505732
ISBN
9781841505732

€ 41.99
€ 39.30

Paperback. Riddles of Existence makes metaphysics genuinely accessible, even fun. Its lively, informal style brings the riddles to life and shows how stimulating they can be. Anyone wanting to think about life's most profound questions will find it provocative and entertaining. This edition is updated throughout, and features two brand new chapters. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 170 x 15. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198724049
ISBN
9780198724049

€ 13.99
€ 11.08

Paperback. .
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474413633
ISBN
9781474413633

€ 25.99
€ 22.43

Paperback. Christianity had compromised the immediacy of man's relationship with reality, and ironic detachment had alienated him from his deepest feelings. Hegel's "Introductory Lectures on Aesthetics" were delivered in Berlin in the 1820s, and stand as a passionately argued work that challenged the ability of art to respond to the modern world. Editor(s): Inwood, Michael. Translator(s): Bosanquet, Bernard. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; HPC; HPJ; HPN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 18. Weight in Grams: 190.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140433357
ISBN
9780140433357

€ 14.99
€ 11.80

Paperback. BIC Classification: HPJ; PDA; PGK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
BenBella Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781944648657
ISBN
9781944648657

€ 14.99
€ 13.72

Paperback. Editor(s): Cowan, Steven B.; Spiegel, James S. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; HRAB; HRCM. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781501335860
ISBN
9781501335860

€ 47.07

Paperback. An accessible introduction to metaphysics for readers with little or no background in philosophy. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Westview Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Fourth Edition, Fourth Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813349343
ISBN
9780813349343

€ 54.03

Paperback. Editor(s): Malpas, Jeff. Num Pages: 296 pages, 17 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: HPJ; RGC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781350036338
ISBN
9781350036338

€ 47.19

Paperback. Love - unconditional, selfless, unchanging, sincere, and totally accepting - is worshipped today as the West's only universal religion. To challenge it is one of our few remaining taboos. The author does just that, dissecting our resilient ruling ideas of love and showing how they are the product of a long and powerful cultural heritage. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: HPC; HPJ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300187748
ISBN
9780300187748

€ 16.99
€ 14.72

Paperback. In his new Preface E.O. Wilson reflects on how he came to write this book: how "The Insect Societies" led him to write "Sociobiology," and how the political and religious uproar that engulfed that book persuaded him to write another book that would better explain the relevance of biology to the understanding of human behavior. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 159 x 19. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674016385
ISBN
9780674016385

€ 33.99
€ 28.74

Hardcover. Editor(s): Rose, David. Series: Advances in Experimental Philosophy. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; PDA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474278621
ISBN
9781474278621

€ 96.00

Hardcover. Translator(s): Marmura, Michael E. Num Pages: 846 pages. BIC Classification: HPDC; HPJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 161 x 54. Weight in Grams: 1514.
Publisher
Brigham Young University
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780934893770
ISBN
9780934893770

€ 61.48

Paperback. The Thought of Matter advances current debates around materialism, arguing that matter is the 'other' of thought and, therefore, requires a method that allows that other to emerge in thought without being appropriated by it. Series: Philosophical Projections. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPJ; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783486434
ISBN
9781783486434

€ 46.99
€ 42.94

Paperback. * This is the latest work by one of the leading figures of the cutting-edge philosophical orientation known as speculative realism. Harman develops his 'object-orientated philosophy' by extending it into the realm of social theory. Num Pages: 140 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; JHBA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 190 x 130. .
Publisher
Polity
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509500970
ISBN
9781509500970

€ 15.02

Paperback. What is a rhizome? What is a war machine? What is a body without organs? This volume provides a singular interpretation of the work in terms of assemblages and connecting that interpretation with traditional and contemporary debates within philosophy. It explains all the terms found in A Thousand Plateaus. Num Pages: 216 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPJ; HPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 233 x 19. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748686469
ISBN
9780748686469

€ 25.99
€ 22.40

Paperback. Marya Schechtman offers a new theory of personal identity, which captures the importance of being able to reidentify people in our daily lives. She sees persons as loci of practical interaction, and defines the unity of such a locus in terms of biological, psychological, and social functions, mediated through social and cultural infrastructure. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPM; HPQ. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198801276
ISBN
9780198801276

€ 31.14

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, B&W illustrations throughout, tables. BIC Classification: HPJ; PDA; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 238 x 25. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
BenBella Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781942952213
ISBN
9781942952213

€ 21.99
€ 20.45