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Category: Metaphysics

The Fellowship of Being: An Essay on the Concept of Person by John B. O'Malley

By John B. O'Malley

This booklet is the fruit of a severe inquiry into the character and scope of Marcel's philosophie fulfillment. As such, it truly is involved much less with affixing the perfect label (personalist or existentialist) to Marcel's idea -and with it making it stick - than with studying the right impulse and tenor ofhis philosophy. within the technique ofthat extra basic inquiry, the author came upon being pressured upon hirn a principal thought as integrating concentration of Marcel's philosophie investigations. This eoneept was once that of the individual. progressively it emerged as an idea not just of leading significance for knowing the underlying concord that pervades Marcel's professedly unsystematic researches, yet both as one in all profound significanee for any philosophy that pretends accurately to aecount for human experienee. moreover, it appeared that the eoneept derived a lot ofthat value from its attractiveness accurately within the context of Marcel's concept. this option ofMareel's philosophie writings on my own is warrant sufficient for overeoming any preliminary embarrassment aroused in Anglo-Saxon breasts via his sort. For, to talk candidly, that type is of a iteration and a weather whose tastes little aecord with palates educated to a better astringeney. Nor will Marcel's glaring and unashamed coneern with existence and its difficulties inevitably evoke a hot reaction in minds aceustomed to function in an environment of stricter and extra aeademic reserve.

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Growing Within The Night by R. Louis West

By R. Louis West

The historic peoples of Aynoo, Kahmee, and Jeeuh of the Shai Galaxy suggestion the conflict used to be over. They proposal unification intended the top in their sour struggles. they'd no manner of figuring out it used to be simply the beginning.

The countless power resource that introduced them out of battle is now used for every little thing. It powers their expertise, and their lives became solely depending on it.

When it fails, everyone seems to be thrown into disarray. Then, on the top of panic, an ultimatum from the writer of the strength resource arrives: if his relations isn't given absolute strength, he’ll by no means repair this problem.

Told in alternating magazine entries, Growing in the evening chronicles the background of those 3 worlds via seven various perspectives.

Follow alongside as those newly unified worlds once more come below chance from a power-hungry workforce, and the heroes who fight not to basically live to tell the tale yet develop into their most sensible, actual selves.

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Homo Sapiens, A Problematic Species: An Essay in by Mia Gosselin

By Mia Gosselin

Homo Sapiens, A not easy Species examines how Western tradition has understood and maintains to appreciate what it truly is to be human. This booklet positive aspects reflections on legendary thought and its good judgment and contrasts it to the Western perception of guy as expressed in philosophy from antiquity to the 20 th century, its major resources being Christianity and the idealistic guideline in vintage Greek philosophy. the writer stresses the need to cut loose from a spiritual and metaphysical belief of guy that's unavoidably anthropocentric that allows you to build a extra scientifically established anthropology acceptable to take on the threats our species poses to the tremendous ecological process on the earth.

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Posiciones metafísicas fundamentales del pensamiento by Martin Heidegger,Alberto Ciria Cosculluela

By Martin Heidegger,Alberto Ciria Cosculluela

Se presentan en este volumen las lecciones impartidas por Martin Heidegger en el invierno de 1937/38, en las que el autor trata l. a. posición metafísica primary de Platón, el tránsito de l. a. metafísica griega a los angeles moderna y cristiana, y las posiciones fundamentales de Descartes, Leibniz, Kant y el idealismo alemán. Si bien Descartes y Leibniz constituyen el núcleo de los ejercicios, es significativa l. a. interpretación que el autor hace de l. a. filosofía positiva y negativa de Schelling, que aquí se vuelve accesible por vez primera a l. a. investigación.

A través de los angeles reflexión crítica sobre las posiciones metafísicas fundamentales esenciales del pensamiento occidental, el autor nos guía hacia su posterior pensamiento de los angeles diferencia del Ser.

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What's Happening by Wesley Ewell

By Wesley Ewell

Making experience of 2012 and a global in chaos, this e-book bargains an exploration of the adjustments we're seeing in our climate, our politics, and our own lives. It offers a rational rationalization of the present chaos, and indicates a well-researched and punctiliously documented imaginative and prescient of our destiny. you're invited to put aside every little thing you recognize approximately our global, and look at an unconventional view of what’s happening.

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The Atlas of Reality: A Comprehensive Guide to Metaphysics by Robert C. Koons,Timothy Pickavance

By Robert C. Koons,Timothy Pickavance

The Atlas of fact: A finished consultant to Metaphysics provides an intensive exam of the most important subject matters, ideas, and guiding ideas of metaphysics.

  • Represents the main accomplished advisor to metaphysics on hand today
  • Offers authoritative insurance of the total variety of subject matters that comprise
    the box of metaphysics in an obtainable demeanour whereas contemplating competing
    views
  • Explores key techniques similar to area, time, powers, universals, and composition
    with readability and depth
  • Articulates coherent programs of metaphysical theses that include
    neo-Aristotelian, Quinean, Armstrongian, and neo-Humean
  • Carefully tracks using universal assumptions and methodological
    principles in metaphysics

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Beyond Physicalism: Toward Reconciliation of Science and by Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald

By Edward F., Kelly,Adam Crabtree,Paul Marshall,Harald Atmanspacher,Loriliai Biernacki,Bernard Carr,Wolfgang Fach,Michael Grosso,Michael Murphy,David E. Presti,Gregory Shaw,Henry P. Stapp,Eric M. Weiss,Ian Whicher

The upward push of recent technology has introduced with it expanding popularity between highbrow elites of a worldview that conflicts sharply either with daily human adventure and with ideals greatly shared one of the world’s nice cultural traditions. such a lot modern scientists and philosophers think that fact is at backside merely actual, and that humans are not anything greater than tremendous complex organic machines. On such perspectives our daily stories of unsleeping decision-making, loose will, and the self are illusory by-products of the grinding of our neural equipment. It follows that brain and character are unavoidably extinguished at demise, and that there exists no deeper transpersonal or religious fact of any sort.

Beyond Physicalism is the made from an strange fellowship of scientists and arts students who dispute those perspectives. of their past book, Irreducible Mind, they argued that physicalism can't accommodate a variety of well-evidenced empirical phenomena together with paranormal or psi phenomena, postmortem survival, and mystical reviews. during this new theory-oriented better half quantity they cross additional by means of trying to know how the area needs to be constituted so that those “rogue” phenomena can happen. Drawing upon empirical technological know-how, metaphysical philosophy, and the magical traditions, the authors paintings towards a higher “big photo” of the final personality of fact, one that strongly overlaps territory usually occupied by means of the world’s institutional religions, and which makes an attempt to reconcile technological know-how and spirituality by means of discovering a center course among the polarized fundamentalisms, non secular and medical, that experience ruled fresh public discourse.

Contributions by means of: Harald Atmanspacher, Loriliai Biernacki, Bernard Carr, Wolfgang Fach, Michael Grosso, Michael Murphy, David E. Presti, Gregory Shaw, Henry P. Stapp, Eric M. Weiss, and Ian Whicher

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Contemporary Cayce: A Complete Exploration Using Today's by Kevin J. Todeschi,Henry Reed

By Kevin J. Todeschi,Henry Reed

Authors Kevin J. Todeschi and Henry Reed have studied, utilized, and taught the Cayce fabric for many years. utilizing modern language that speaks to our time, the authors conceal twenty-four significant issues from the readings and discover the cloth given from Cayce in gentle of what we all know this present day in sleek technology, philosophy, and physics. themes contain:

  • the aim of Life
  • Akashic Records
  • Reincarnation
  • Relationships: households and Soul Mates
  • Karma
  • Meditation, Prayer, and Affirmations
  • Earth Changes
  • Atlantis
  • Dealing with Fear
  • Holistic Healing
  • Our Psychic Nature
  • Dreaming for Guidance
  • Prosperity
  • Nature
  • Working with Ideals
  • Oneness
  • and extra!

Whether you're new to Edgar Cayce or have studied the readings for years, this contemporary, finished examine his fabric speaks to the place humankind is this present day in a fashion that hasn't ever earlier than been explored and with out the occasionally difficult-to-understand language of the readings. The authors supply new insights and knowledge that's acceptable on your lifestyles today.

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Funny God (Return to Grace Book 7) by Michael Adzema

By Michael Adzema

humorous GOD: THE TAO OF humorous GOD AND THE MIND'S real LIBERATION is a composition in 3 pursuits. it's activism, a prophecy, and a imaginative and prescient — built-in by way of the assumption of humorous God.

"The Tao of humorous God" (Part One) unveils the required hero and figuring out to stand the approaching difficulties of humanity — environmental, political, and social … problems with peace and battle, planet and lifestyles. Lunar and sunlight theologies and the increase of the Goddess and its which means are introduced into concentration.

"Breaking information" (Part ) is prophecy and excellent news framed as fiction … and a few comedy. We see a coming jointly of heaven and earth spread within the close to destiny. With the pulling again of the curtain at the No-Form kingdom of lifestyles, caused by way of very actual near-death and death-death stories, humanity reveals itself close to re-union with the remainder of the consciousnesses of the Universe, that is published to be a Universe of expertise, shared.

"The Mind's real Liberation" (Part 3) is imaginative and prescient — philosophy, spirituality, and the solutions to the questions and difficulties of lifestyles combined with humor. It describes and elicits an angle and figuring out of existence and motion that's good-hearted, transcendent, and freeing. you can find your self announcing, "My God, that is smart! Why have I by no means heard that before?"

This ebook will go away you replaced and smiling, a minimum of. a few will style enlightenment; others will feel liberation; and plenty of will believe encouraged and passionate about partaking in many of the grand and singular undertakings of our present age — an age that humorous God finds to be affording a chance for a lifetime of achievement and beauty not like any because the starting of time.

"these instances are the arriving jointly of heaven and earth....

"we stroll in geographical regions of the legendary, the archetypal....

"we are embraced by means of hands of Divinity … and locate ourselves as arms of God Herself….

"we are the myths in movement ... are witness to secrets and techniques of eternity ultimately revealed….”

"we are avid gamers in epic tales of ends of days and beginnings of time...."

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Scientific Ontology: Integrating Naturalized Metaphysics and by Anjan Chakravartty

By Anjan Chakravartty

either technological know-how and philosophy have an interest in questions of ontology - questions about what exists and what this stuff are like. technological know-how and philosophy, even if, look like very alternative ways of investigating the realm, so how should still one continue? a few defer to the sciences, conceived as whatever except philosophy, and others to metaphysics, conceived as whatever except technology, for sure varieties of solutions. This booklet contends that those varieties of deference are misconceived. A compelling account of ontology needs to have fun with the ways that the sciences contain metaphysical assumptions and arguments. even as, it needs to pay cautious cognizance to how remark, event, and the empirical dimensions of technology are relating to what will be seen as defensible philosophical theorizing approximately ontology. The promise of an successfully naturalized metaphysics is to inspire ideals which are shaped in ways in which do justice to clinical theorizing, modeling, and experimentation. yet even armed with this type of view, there's no one, uniquely rational approach to draw traces among domain names of ontology which are appropriate for trust, and ones during which it might be higher to droop trust as an alternative. In the most important respects, ontology is within the eye of the beholder: it really is proficient through underlying commitments with implications for the bounds of inquiry, which necessarily fluctuate throughout rational inquirers. As consequence, the correct scope of ontology is topic to a notable kind of voluntary selection, yielding a brand new and transformative perception of medical ontology.

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