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The Vindication of Nothingness

The Vindication of Nothingness

1st Edition

Marco Simionato
November 21, 2017

The philosophical question of nothingness has often been controversial. The main core of the question is the use of ‘nothing’ or ‘nothingness’ as a noun phrase rather than a quantifier phrase. This work deals with the question of nothingness and metaphysical nihilism in analytic philosophy. After...

Moral Philosophy: Fundamental Concepts

Moral Philosophy: Fundamental Concepts

1st Edition

Christian Erk
July 28, 2017

This book has been written in the spirit of exciting its readers about the value and beauty of moral philosophy – or as it is also called: ethics. So, while its proximate purpose is to serve as an introduction to the science called moral philosophy, the true and fundamental aim of this book is to...

Plato's Modern Enemies and the Theory of Natural Law

Plato's Modern Enemies and the Theory of Natural Law

1st Edition

John Daniel Wild
November 11, 2016

This book is the first extended attempt to explain Plato’s ethics of natural law, to place it accurately in the history of moral theory, and to defend it against the objections that it is totalitarian. John Daniel Wild provides a clarification and defense of Plato’s ethical doctrine based not only...

Reality and the Mind: Epistemology

Reality and the Mind: Epistemology

1st Edition

Celestine N. Bittle
November 11, 2016

Epistemology is a branch of philosophy concerned with the study of knowledge. At the heart of epistemology is the ability of the human mind to come in contact with reality and understand what things are in themselves. This is the source of the validity of all knowledge, and consequently also of...

Analytically Oriented Thomism

Analytically Oriented Thomism

1st Edition

Miroslaw Szatkowski
March 04, 2016

As the title suggests, this collection of twelve essays - by an international team of researchers - is the result of intersecting two areas of philosophical investigation which are often thought to be widely apart: Analytic Philosophy and the doctrine of St. Thomas Aquinas. The authors...

Illusions of Sceptics

Illusions of Sceptics

1st Edition

Jiri Fuchs
January 18, 2016

It is the author's belief that philosophers, if they aspire to critical thinking, have to start their investigation by embracing the concept of truth as an underlying characteristic of the human thought. The cornerstone of the entire Noetics is to construct the apodictic proof of the objective...

Aquinas on One and Many

Aquinas on One and Many

1st Edition

David Svoboda
July 23, 2015

The quest for unity and multiplicity is one of the most important concerns in the history of human thought. Since the origins of the history of philosophy up to the present, we can observe more or less unceasing interest in the issue. The same holds of the writings of Thomas Aquinas, to whose...

The Philosophy of Being: A Synthesis of Metaphysics

The Philosophy of Being: A Synthesis of Metaphysics

1st Edition

Louis de Raeymaeker
June 18, 2015

The choice of the basis of metaphysics is of capital importance. This basis ought to guarantee the very existence and the validity of metaphysics, while given this science at the same time its formal object and a solid foundation. But if metaphysics is bound up with the study of a universal unity...

Thomistic Metaphysics: An Inquiry into the Act of Existing

Thomistic Metaphysics: An Inquiry into the Act of Existing

1st Edition

Charles Hart
June 18, 2015

One of the major objectives of this book is to make Thomistic metaphysics - an inquiry into the act of existing, the act of to be, exercised by all beings to some degree - more understandable to the man of ordinary intellectual training. Therefore, the various problems of metaphysics and their...

Mind, Truth and Teleology: An Introduction to Scholastic Philosophy

Mind, Truth and Teleology: An Introduction to Scholastic Philosophy

1st Edition

John Peterson
December 03, 2014

This book deals with teleology, truth, predication, knowledge and belief, universals, body and mind, soul, and reason. Its approach is integrative, scholastic and analytic. Teleology is required for causality, truth and reason. Where the measure is an end, things measure mind in theoretical truth...

Introduction to Realistic Philosophy

Introduction to Realistic Philosophy

1st Edition

John Wild
October 30, 2014

The present book is an attempt to provide students and general readers with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of classic, realistic philosophy. Without some grasp of its basic principles, it is impossible to understand either the history of modern philosophy or the present nature...

Introduction to the Philosophy of Being: A Contemporary Introduction

Introduction to the Philosophy of Being: A Contemporary Introduction

1st Edition

George P Klubertanz
October 30, 2014

The human intellect must begin with sensible things, and hence all principles must somehow be found in sense experience. The discovery of principles in an induction. But there is no danger of empiricism or sensism, if we remember that point on which Aristotle and Aquinas were ready to stake their...

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