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Inhaltsangabe: Contemporary Materialism brings together the best recent work on materialism from many of our leading contemporary philosophers. This is the first comprehensive reader on the subject. The majority of philosophers and scientists today hold the view that all phenomena are physical, as a result materialism or 'physicalism' is now the dominant ontology in a wide range of fields. Surprisingly no single book, until now, has collected the key investigations into materialism, to reflect the impact it has had on current thinking in metaphysics, philosophy of mind and the theory of value. The classic papers in this collection chart contemporary problems, positions and themes in materialism. At the invitation of the editors, many of the papers have been specially up-dated for this collection: follow-on pieces written by the contributors enable them to appraise the original paper and assess developments since the work was first published. The book's selections are largely non-technical and accessible to advanced undergraduates. The editors have provided a useful general introduction, outlining and contextualising this central system of thought, as well as a topical bibliography. Contemporary Materialism will be vital reading for anyone concerned to discover the ideas underlying contemporary philosophy. David Armstrong, University of Sydney; Jerry Fodor, Rutgers University, New Jersey; Tim Crane, University College, London; D. H. Mellor, Univeristy of Cambridge; J.J.C.
About the Author: Paul K. Moser is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola University Chicago. He is the author of: The God Relationship (Cambridge University Press, 2017), The Elusive God (Cambridge UP, 2009, winner of a national book award in philosophy from the Jesuit Honor Society), The Evidence for God (Cambridge UP, 2010), The Severity of God (Cambridge UP, 2013), Knowledge and Evidence (Cambridge UP, 1989), and Philosophy after Objectivity (Oxford UP, 1997), co-author of Theory of Knowledge (Oxford UP, 1997), editor of Jesus and Philosophy (Cambridge UP, 2008) and The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology (Oxford UP, 2002), and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to the Problem of Evil (Cambridge UP, forthcoming 2017) and The Wisdom of the Christian Faith (Cambridge UP, 2013). He is the co-editor of the book series Cambridge Studies in Religion, Philosophy, and Society. His book Understanding Religious Experience will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2019. He is now writing a book titled Testing for God's Reality: A Neglected Spiritual Discipline.
Buchbeschreibung Routledge, 1995. Trade Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. A very good paperback copy. Artikel-Nr. 137725
Buchbeschreibung ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL Mai 1995, 1995. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - 'Contemporary Materialism' presents an important collection of recent work on materialism in connection with metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and theories of value. This anthology charts the contemporary problems, positions and themes on the topic of materialism. It illuminates materialism's complex intersection with related subjects such as cognition and psychology. By gathering a wide-range of philosophical interventions around the subject of materialism, this anthology provides a valuable discussion of how materialism can effectively serve the purposes of philosophical assessment. To further assist the reader, it also contains an extensive bibliography on contemporary materialism. 390 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780415108645