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Introduction to Part II

Michael J. White

in The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239529
eISBN:
9780191679940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239529.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Part II investigates two Hellenistic models of spatial magnitude, time, and motion — models that can be seen as conceptual alternatives to the Aristotelian model considered in some detail in Part I. ... More


Concepts of Value and Ideas about Death

Stephen E. Rosenbaum

in The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death: New Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199751136
eISBN:
9780199950539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751136.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

Professor Rosenbaum argues that philosophical discussions of death implicitly use different concepts of value and that this affects how to analyze and assess various beliefs about death. He ... More


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