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How Rich is Concrete Reality?

Peter Unger

in All the Power in the World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195155617
eISBN:
9780199850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195155617.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers some clearly distinct basic bodies, as with some spatially separate spherical red particles. It suggests that it is in conceiving such clearly spatial bodies as are so ... More


A Cornucopia of Quality

Peter Unger

in All the Power in the World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195155617
eISBN:
9780199850563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195155617.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The idea of physical things as extensible qualified is so aptly related to our power to think experientially that it may serve us humans fairly well when it comes to our clearly conceiving physical ... More


All the Power in the World

Peter Unger

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195155617
eISBN:
9780199850563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195155617.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This work of philosophy presents a new picture of concrete reality. The author breaks with what he terms the conservatism of present-day philosophy, and returns to central themes from Descartes, ... More


Science and the Life-World: Essays on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences

David Hyder and Hans-Jorg Rheinberger (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756044
eISBN:
9780804772945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756044.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is a collection of chapters on Husserl's Crisis of European Sciences by philosophers of science and scholars of Husserl. Published and ignored under the Nazi dictatorship, Husserl's last ... More


Stuff Happens!

Charles W. Smith

in What the Market Teaches Us: Limitations of Knowing and Tactics for Doing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745112
eISBN:
9780191806056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745112.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

Drawing heavily on market examples and transcendental/critical realism, this chapter switches the focus from knowing and ambiguities to unexpected happenings and contingencies, and from past to ... More


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