Metaphysics & ontology

    Ontology Without Borders

    By Jody Azzouni

    Hardback £44.69

    Our experience of objects is very rich. We perceive objects as possessing individuation conditions. This, however, is a projection of our senses and thinking. Azzouni shows the resulting austere metaphysics tames many ancient philosophical problems about constitution "Ship of Theseus" "Sorities", as well as contemporary puzzles about reductionism.

    Speculative Empiricism

    By Isabelle Stengers

    Paperback £14.45

    Didier Debaise focuses in on Whitehead s attempt to construct a metaphysical system of everything in the universe that exists whilst simultaneously claiming that it can account for every element of our experience, giving us a radically new way of conceiving the relations between experience and speculation.

    Ultimate Questions

    By Bryan Magee

    Paperback £8.45

    We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can...

    Metaphysics

    By Jonathan Tallant

    Paperback £18.45

    If the sentence `my cat is on the mat' is true how does it get to be true? Sentences are made true by what exists. But what about claims such as `There were dinosaurs?' and `2+2=4'. How do they get to be true? Metaphysics: An Introduction uses the idea of...

    Badiou and Indifferent Being

    By William Watkin

    Paperback £18.95

    The first critical work to attempt the mammoth undertaking of reading Badiou's Being and Event as part of a sequence has often surprising, occasionally controversial results. Looking back on its publication Badiou declared: "I had inscribed my name in the history of philosophy". Later he was brave enough to admit...

    Epistemic Friction: An Essay on Knowledge, Truth, and Logic

    By Gila Sher

    Paperback £21.81

    Gila Sher offers an original view of knowledge from the perspective of our basic human epistemic situation, as limited yet resourceful beings, trying to understand the world in all its complexity. She develops an integrated theory of knowledge, truth, and logic, centred on the idea of epistemic friction: knowledge must...

    Scent of Time

    By Byung-Chul Han

    Hardback £36.46

    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time.

    Idealism and Christian Philosophy

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    When it comes to contemporary philosophical problems, metaphysical idealism-or Berkeleyan immaterialism-is not taken seriously by most philosophers, not to mention the typical Christian layperson. This state of affairs deserves some attempt at rectification, since Idealism has considerable explanatory power as a metaphysical thesis and provides numerous practical and theoretical benefits....

    French Philosophy Today

    By Christopher Watkin

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    Alain Badiou, Quentin Meillassoux, Catherine Malabou, Michel Serres and Bruno Latour: this comparative, critical analysis shows the promises and perils of new French philosophy's reformulation of the idea of the human.

    Primitive Colors

    By Joshua Gert

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    Joshua Gert presents an original account of color properties, and of our perception of them. He employs a general philosophical strategy - neo-pragmatism - which challenges an assumption made by virtually all other theories of color: he argues that colors are primitive properties of objects, irreducible to physical or dispositional...

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