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Modern Metaphysics

by C. W. Olliver

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Philosophy,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8506268M
    ISBN 101425460593
    ISBN 109781425460594

    1. The Word ‘Metaphysics’ and the Concept of Metaphysics. The word ‘metaphysics’ is notoriously hard to define. Twentieth-century coinages like ‘meta-language’ and ‘metaphilosophy’ encourage the impression that metaphysics is a study that somehow “goes beyond” physics, a study devoted to matters that transcend the mundane concerns of Newton and Einstein and . Absolute Time Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics Emily Thomas. The first book on the development of the theory of absolute time; A fascinating exploration of the ideas of a wide range of thinkers, both famous and obscure; Written in a clear, lively manner, accessible to readers without expertise in early modern philosophy or in metaphysics.

    This book is concerned with the history of metaphysics since Descartes. Taking as its definition of metaphysics 'the most general attempt to make sense of things', it charts the evolution of this enterprise through various competing conceptions of its possibility, scope, and limits. The book is divided into three parts, dealing respectively with the early modern period, the late modern . Whew. A recklessly ambitious, amateurish synthesis of science, philosophy, theology, politics, etc. that comes crashing down of its own weight. Deloria, who contrasted Western religion with (American) Indian beliefs in God is Red, now takes on all of Western culture, and contrasts its old sterile rationalism with the richness and wisdom of newer (or newly rediscovered) ""tribal"" .

    Emily Thomas (ed.) Early Modern Women on Metaphysics. Published: Decem Emily Thomas (ed.), Early Modern Women on Metaphysics, Cambridge University Press, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Julia Borcherding, New York University, University of Cambridge. Metaphysics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by W. D. Ross Book I Part 1 "ALL men by nature desire to know. An indication of this is the delight we .


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The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics is a quite unique work: original, bold, and fascinating." Tim Crane, University of Cambridge "Not since Russell's History of Western Philosophy has a major Anglophone thinker attempted to make accessible sense of the Modern Metaphysics book kinds of obscurity that philosophers have contrived to produce in their efforts to write Reviews: 8.

A God's Eye View of Modern Metaphysics 65 hours, 40 minutes and 38 seconds later, I find myself having completed this monumental work. For anyone interested in metaphysics, or indeed, is a philosophy student, this book provides a thorough overview and gives the reader a God's eye view of the evolution of the discipline over Modern Metaphysics book last years/5.

In Metaphysics and the Modern World, Donald Verene gives us a discussion of academic metaphysics. The first half of the book includes Plato, Aristotle, some medieval and Renaissance background and the justification of metaphysics as the main study of philosophy.

The last four chapters concentrate on Vico, Hegel, Cassirer and Whitehead, showing Reviews: 1. Books shelved as metaphysics: The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot, Metaphysics by Aristotle, Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant, Introductio. The work of women philosophers in the early modern period has traditionally been overlooked, yet their writing on topics such as reality, time, mind and matter holds valuable lessons for our understanding of metaphysics and its history.

Modern Metaphysics. K likes. Modern Metaphysics aims to educate individually, whilst raising human consciousness collectively. Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that examines the fundamental nature of reality, including the relationship between mind and matter, between substance and attribute, and between potentiality and actuality.

The word "metaphysics" comes from two Greek words that, together, literally mean "after or behind or among [the study of] the natural".

The book is divided into three parts, dealing respectively with the early modern period, the late modern period in the analytic tradition, and the late modern period in non-analytic traditions.

In its unusually wide range, A. Moore's study refutes the tired old cliché that there is some unbridgeable gulf between analytic philosophy and.

To take only one example, the modern book would almost certainly contain a great deal of discussion of philosophical problems regarding the identity of material objects (i.e., the conditions under which material objects are numerically the same as, or different from, each other; see below Problems in metaphysics: Identity).

A Survey of Metaphysics by E. Lowe. Category: Comprehensive Textbook | Length: pages | Published: Publisher’s description: A systematic overview of modern metaphysics, A Survey of Metaphysics covers all of the most important topics in the field. It adopts the fairly traditional conception of metaphysics as a subject that deals with the deepest.

The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics is a quite unique work: original, bold, and fascinating." Tim Crane, University of Cambridge "Not since Russell's History of Western Philosophy has a major Anglophone thinker attempted to make accessible sense of the many kinds of obscurity that philosophers have contrived to produce in their efforts to write.

"Ambitious" is a word that crosses one's mind as one reads A.W. Moore's The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense of be honest, the word arises in simply hefting the page work; the book's project makes the word unavoidable.

The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics Making Sense of Things This book is concerned with the history of metaphysics since Descartes.

Taking as its defi nition of metaphysics ‘the most general attempt to make sense of things’, it charts the evolution of this enterprise through various competing conceptions of its possibility, scope, and limits. Buy The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics: Making Sense Of Things (The Evolution of Modern Philosophy) 1 by Moore, A.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. The Evolution of Modern Metaphysics is a quite unique work: original, bold, and fascinating." Tim Crane, University of Cambridge "Not since Russell's History of Western Philosophy has a major Anglophone thinker attempted to make accessible sense of the many kinds of obscurity that philosophers have contrived to produce in their efforts to write /5(22).

The first book I’m going to mention is by the philosopher who first taught me metaphysics — when I was an undergraduate in the s — the late E.J.

Lowe or Jonathan Lowe at Durham University. Long after he taught me, he wrote a wonderful book called A Survey of Metaphysics, which is very lucid and detailed. Introduction. There is no general agreement or consensus about how to define word itself derives from the title of one of Aristotle’s books, one that deals with decidedly metaphysical issues, but intuitively metaphysical issues are discussed by Aristotle as much in his other works as in the porary metaphysics ranges over a broad set of.

Metaphysics and the Modern World is compelling and beautiful. The introduction and chapters 1 through 3 read like a manifesto for the way metaphysics, which is to say "philosophy" rightly understood, should be undertaken.

Chapters 4 through 7 discuss how four modern philosophers exemplify that paradigm. Metaphysics Metaphysics: A contemporary introduction is for students who have already done an introductory philosophy course.

Michael J. Loux provides a fresh look at the central topics in metaphysics, making this essential reading for any student of the subject. This third edition is revised and updated and includes. Modern Metaphysics Barry M. McCoy 1 Institute for Theoretical Physics State University of New York Stony Brook, NY 09/96 The remaining rules are those given by Francis Bacon in his book Novum Or-ganum [5] written in and are called by him the four idols: 3) Idols of the tribe.

Here he discusses the foundation of modern metaphysics, Frege, why Dummett doesn't seem as influential as Quine and Lewis, bridging the analytic/continental divide, Nietzsche - Spinoza - Hegel, Husserl- Descartes - Wittgenstein, Heidegger's metaphysics, Collingwood's metaphysics as history, Derrida, Deleuze, Kant's ethical views, whether absolute representations are .Identifying vulnerabilities in the logic of mastery, Tubbs puts forth an original logic of education, which he calls modern metaphysics, or a logic of learning and education.

Part II explores this new educational logic of the divine as a "logic of tears," as a "dreadful religious teacher," and as a way to cohere the three Abrahamic faiths in an.Get this from a library! The evolution of modern metaphysics: making sense of things.

[A W Moore] -- This book examines the history and evolution of metaphysics and also discusses how leading philosophers since Descartes have viewed metaphysics.