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Product Description: Edwin Hartman explores Aristotle's metaphysical assumptions as they illuminate his thought and some issues of current philosophical significance. The author's analysis of the theory of the soul treats such topics of lively debate as ontological primacy, spatio-temporal continuity, personal identity, and the relation between mind and body...read more

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9780691642079, titled "Substance, Body and Soul: Aristotelian Investigations" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $107.50 | About this edition: Edwin Hartman explores Aristotle's metaphysical assumptions as they illuminate his thought and some issues of current philosophical significance.
9780691072234 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1978, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: Edwin Hartman explores Aristotle's metaphysical assumptions as they illuminate his thought and some issues of current philosophical significance.
9780023305702, titled "Essentials of Trigonometry" | 4th edition (Macmillan Pub Co), cover price $58.00 | also contains Essentials of Trigonometry

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9780691614441, titled "Substance, Body and Soul: Aristotelian Investigations" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Edwin Hartman explores Aristotle's metaphysical assumptions as they illuminate his thought and some issues of current philosophical significance.

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9780190224806 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 25, 2015, cover price $74.00

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9780385000826, titled "Person Planet: The Creative Disintegration of Industrial Society" | Doubleday, October 1, 1979, cover price $1.98 | also contains Person/Planet: The Creative Disintegration of Industrial Society

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Product Description: Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period. Each of these newly-commissioned essays considers important interpretative issues concerning the role that the notion of substance plays in the work of Locke and Leibniz, and its intersection with other key issues, such as personal identity...read more
By Tom Stoneham (editor)

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9781138791978 | Routledge, February 24, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Locke and Leibniz on Substance gathers together papers by an international group of academic experts, examining the metaphysical concept of substance in the writings of these two towering philosophers of the early modern period.

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Product Description: This book addresses contemporary problems on substantiality and causality. After presenting rival approaches to substantiality and causality a traditional, ontological view vs. a transcendental one it presents studies of substance as showing causal aspects and of causality, showing its reference to the category of substance...read more
By Marek Rosiak (editor)

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9781614518761 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 31, 2014, cover price $119.00 | About this edition: This book addresses contemporary problems on substantiality and causality.

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Product Description: Peter Unger's provocative new book poses a serious challenge to contemporary analytic philosophy, arguing that to its detriment it focuses the predominance of its energy on "empty ideas." In the mid-twentieth century, philosophers generally agreed that, by contrast with science, philosophy should offer no substantial thoughts about the general nature of concrete reality...read more

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9780199330812 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Peter Unger's provocative new book poses a serious challenge to contemporary analytic philosophy, arguing that to its detriment it focuses the predominance of its energy on "empty ideas.

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Product Description: In this book, Theodore Scaltsas brings the insights of contemporary philosophy to bear on a classic problem in metaphysics that stems from Aristotle's theory of substance. Scaltsas provides an analysis of the enigmatic notions of potentiality and actuality, which he uses to explain Aristotle’s substantial holism by showing how the concrete and the abstract parts of a substance form a dynamic, diachronic whole...read more

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9780801430039 | Cornell Univ Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $63.95 | About this edition: In this book, Theodore Scaltsas brings the insights of contemporary philosophy to bear on a classic problem in metaphysics that stems from Aristotle's theory of substance.

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Product Description: Le principe de l'identite des indiscernables constitue l'un des aspects essentiels de la metaphysique leibnizienne de la substance. Il implique notamment que toute substance s'individualise par la totalite infinie de ses proprietes...read more

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9782711683987 | Isd, February 16, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Le principe de l'identite des indiscernables constitue l'un des aspects essentiels de la metaphysique leibnizienne de la substance.

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Product Description: This groundbreaking book, the first to examine Milton’s thinking about matter and substance throughout his entire poetic career, seeks to alter the prevailing critical view that Milton was a monist-materialist—one who believes that all things are composed of material and all phenomena (including consciousness) are the result of material interactions...read more

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9780300135596 | Yale Univ Pr, November 3, 2009, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This groundbreaking book, the first to examine Milton’s thinking about matter and substance throughout his entire poetic career, seeks to alter the prevailing critical view that Milton was a monist-materialist—one who believes that all things are composed of material and all phenomena (including consciousness) are the result of material interactions.

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Product Description: This book revives a neglected but important topic in philosophy: the nature of substance. The belief that there are individual substances (for example, material objects and persons) is at the core of our common-sense view of the world, yet many metaphysicians deny the very coherence of the concept of substance...read more

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9780521461016 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 1994, cover price $109.99 | About this edition: This book revives a neglected but important topic in philosophy: the nature of substance.

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9780521039659 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 27, 2007), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This book revives a neglected but important topic in philosophy: the nature of substance.

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Product Description: This book offers a sustained reevaluation of the most central and perplexing themes of Leibniz's metaphysics. Jan Cover and John O'Leary-Hawthorne examine the question of how the scholastic themes that were Leibniz's inheritance figure--and are refigured--in his mature account of substance and individuation...read more

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9780521593946 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book offers a sustained reevaluation of the most central and perplexing themes of Leibniz's metaphysics.

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9780521073035 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, September 4, 2008), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This book offers a sustained reevaluation of the most central and perplexing themes of Leibniz's metaphysics.

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Product Description: An accidental glance at a newspaper notice causes Rousseau to collapse under the force of a vision. A car accidentally hits Giacometti, and he experiences an epiphany. Darwin introduces accident to the basic process of life, and Freud looks to accident as the expression of unconscious desire...read more

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9780226314846 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2008, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: An accidental glance at a newspaper notice causes Rousseau to collapse under the force of a vision.

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Product Description: Locke s account of the problem of cohesion reflects a serious difficulty in his philosophy because of the way in which he relates it to the problem of substance in his search for something that not only underlies all properties, in the traditional Aristotelian sense, but also holds the constituents of matter together...read more
By Mashhad Al-Allaf and John Sarnecki (foreword by)

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9780773454682 | Edwin Mellen Pr, July 30, 2007, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Locke s account of the problem of cohesion reflects a serious difficulty in his philosophy because of the way in which he relates it to the problem of substance in his search for something that not only underlies all properties, in the traditional Aristotelian sense, but also holds the constituents of matter together.

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Product Description: One building block is placed on top of another one, an atom of sodium combines with an atom of chlorine. Do new things result in each case? Or, to put it more generally, under what conditions do various parts form a material object, i...read more

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9783110188530 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 30, 2007, cover price $154.00 | About this edition: One building block is placed on top of another one, an atom of sodium combines with an atom of chlorine.

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Product Description: There is a close connection in Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s mind between the notions of self and substance. R. W. Meyer, in his classic 1948 text, Leibnitz and the Seventeenth-Century Revolution, writes that “the monad … is nothing but a 1 représentation (in both senses of the French word) of Leibniz’s personality in metaphysical symbols; and there was, under contemporary circumstances, no need 2 to ‘introduce’ this concept apart from ‘propounding’ it...read more

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9781402020247 | Kluwer Academic Pub, August 1, 2004, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: There is a close connection in Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s mind between the notions of self and substance.

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9789048165728 | Springer Verlag, August 1, 2004, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: There is a close connection in Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz’s mind between the notions of self and substance.

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Product Description: In this double-volume work, a great modern philosopher propounds a system of thought in which Einstein's theory of relativity represents only the latest (albeit the most radical) fulfillment of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical sciences...read more

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9780486495477 | Dover Pubns, January 26, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In this double-volume work, a great modern philosopher propounds a system of thought in which Einstein's theory of relativity represents only the latest (albeit the most radical) fulfillment of the motives inherent to mathematics and the physical sciences.

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Product Description: We live in a time when the very private experience of having a personal destiny to fulfill has become a subversive political force of major proportions. And this (perhaps) is the way the industrial world comes to an end, in a noisy celebration of social deviance and personal defiance...read more

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9780595297474 | Backinprint.Com, October 1, 2003, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: We live in a time when the very private experience of having a personal destiny to fulfill has become a subversive political force of major proportions.
9780385000826, titled "Person Planet: The Creative Disintegration of Industrial Society" | Doubleday, October 1, 1979, cover price $1.98 | also contains Aquinas's Way to God: The Proof in De Ente Et Essentia

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Product Description: This book examines Aristotle's metaphysics and his account of nature, stressing the ways in which his desire to explain observed natural processes shaped his philosophical thought. It departs radically from a tradition of interpretation, in which Aristotle is understood to have approached problems with a set of abstract principles in hand, principles derived from critical reflection on the views of his predecessors...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521560818 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This book examines Aristotle's metaphysics and his account of nature, stressing the ways in which his desire to explain observed natural processes shaped his philosophical thought.

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9780521533133 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This book examines Aristotle's metaphysics and his account of nature, stressing the ways in which his desire to explain observed natural processes shaped his philosophical thought.

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Product Description: In this groundbreaking work, C. D. C. Reeve uses a fundamental problem--the Primacy Dilemma--to explore Aristotle's metaphysics, epistemology, dialectic, philosophy of mind, and theology in a new way. At a time when Aristotle is most often studied piecemeal, Reeve attempts to see him both in detail and as a whole, so that it is from detailed analysis of hundreds of particular passages, drawn from dozens of Aristotelian treatises, and translated in full that his overall picture of Aristotle emerges...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780872205154 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking work, C.

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9780872205147 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2002, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking work, C.

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Product Description: Michael Wedin argues against the prevailing notion that Aristotle's views on the nature of reality are fundamentally inconsistent. According to Wedin's new interpretation, the difference between the early theory of the Categories and the later theory of the Metaphysics reflects the fact that Aristotle is engaged in quite different projects in the two works--the earlier focusing on ontology, and the later on explanation...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198238553 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 28, 2000, cover price $151.50 | About this edition: Michael Wedin argues against the prevailing notion that Aristotle's views on the nature of reality are fundamentally inconsistent.

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9780199253081 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 12, 2002, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Michael Wedin argues against the prevailing notion that Aristotle's views on the nature of reality are fundamentally inconsistent.

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Product Description: There have been many recent books on Aristotle's theory of substance. This one is distinct from previous efforts in several ways. First, it offers a completely new and coherent interpretation of Aristotle's claim that substances are separate: substances turn out to be specimens of natural kinds...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521471473 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 1, 1995, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: There have been many recent books on Aristotle's theory of substance.

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9780521892728 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: There have been many recent books on Aristotle's theory of substance.

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Product Description: In the Consolation of Ontology, Czech poet-philosopher Egon Bondy examines the substantial model of reality ― the notion thatthere is some sort of substance, some "thing", idea, being, or principle that creates, underlies, transcends, or gives meaning to the universe in which we live...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780739102541 | Lexington Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $103.99 | About this edition: In the Consolation of Ontology, Czech poet-philosopher Egon Bondy examines the substantial model of reality ― the notion thatthere is some sort of substance, some "thing", idea, being, or principle that creates, underlies, transcends, or gives meaning to the universe in which we live.

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Product Description: Written by one of today's most creative and innovative philosophers, Ruth Garrett Millikan, this book examines basic empirical concepts; how they are acquired, how they function, and how they have been misrepresented in the traditional philosophical literature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521623865 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Written by one of today's most creative and innovative philosophers, Ruth Garrett Millikan, this book examines basic empirical concepts; how they are acquired, how they function, and how they have been misrepresented in the traditional philosophical literature.

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9780521625531 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 2000, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Written by one of today's most creative and innovative philosophers, Ruth Garrett Millikan, this book examines basic empirical concepts; how they are acquired, how they function, and how they have been misrepresented in the traditional philosophical literature.

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Product Description: On the Formal Cause of Substance: Metaphysical Disputation XV (Mediaeval Philosophical Texts in Translation) by Francisco Suarez, John Kronen

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9780874622393 | Marquette Univ Pr, January 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: On the Formal Cause of Substance: Metaphysical Disputation XV (Mediaeval Philosophical Texts in Translation) by Francisco Suarez, John Kronen

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Product Description: Book by Katayama, Errol G. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791443170 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $50.50 | About this edition: Book by Katayama, Errol G.

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9780791443187 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Previous commentators on the Metaphysics have attributed to Aristotle the belief that all living beings are substances.

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Product Description: As Russell said The word matter is, in philosophy, the name of a problem and our scientific investigations and philosophical inquiries show that it becomes more and more complex and interesting as we study it. This book seeks to show how ideas of matter have developed from Democritus to Heisenberg...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312221454 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 1999, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: As Russell said The word matter is, in philosophy, the name of a problem and our scientific investigations and philosophical inquiries show that it becomes more and more complex and interesting as we study it.

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