The Possible And The Actual

Author: Michael J. Loux
Editor: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801491788
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This well-chosen collection of fifteen important essays in the fields of philosophical logic and metaphysics addresses questions relating to the nature and status of possible worlds.
The Possible and the Actual
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Michael J. Loux, Michael Loux
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

This well-chosen collection of fifteen important essays in the fields of philosophical logic and metaphysics addresses questions relating to the nature and status of possible worlds.
The Actual and the Possible
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Mark Sinclair
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Actual and the Possible presents new essays by leading specialists on modality and the metaphysics of modality in the history of modern philosophy from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. It revisits key moments in the history of modern modal doctrines, and illuminates lesser-known moments of that history. The
Leibniz and the Natural World
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Pauline Phemister
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

In the present book, Pauline Phemister argues against traditional Anglo-American interpretations of Leibniz as an idealist who conceives ultimate reality as a plurality of mind-like immaterial beings and for whom physical bodies are ultimately unreal and our perceptions of them illusory. Re-reading the texts without the prior assumption of idealism
On the Lyricism of the Mind
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Dana Amir
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-14 - Publisher: Routledge

On the Lyricism of the Mind: Psychoanalysis and Literature explores the lyrical dimension (or the lyricism) of the psychic space. It is not presented as an artistic disposition, but rather as a universal psychic quality which enables the recovery and recuperation of the self. The specific nature of human lyricism
Hegel on Logic and Religion
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: John W. Burbidge
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

A distinction often missed by Hegelian interpreters is that, for Hegel, logic functions differently when it is applied to the contingencies of nature and history. Burbidge shows that Hegel did not claim to have reached the end of history. The future is open.