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nature of physical existence.

Ivor Leclerc

nature of physical existence.

by Ivor Leclerc

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Published by Allen and Unwin, Humanities Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infinite.,
  • Matter.,
  • Philosophy of nature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesMuirhead library of philosophy, Library of philosophy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD581 .L37 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-381 p.
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5340633M
    ISBN 100041000331
    LC Control Number72194413

    The eighty-five toughest questions in existence. How would YOU answer? EXISTENCE Why do we exist? What is the best thing about existing? What is our purpose? Is the world a better place for having had humans in it? How can we improve humanity? What is .   1. Existence is God, we receive a kind of existence through his primary existence. 2. If you are asking for a definition of existence, this is impossible. Existence is the most basic concept of thought, and cannot be reduced into anything else.

    Can we be good without God? At first the answer to this question may seem so obvious that even to pose it arouses indignation. For while those of us who are Christian theists undoubtedly find in God a source of moral strength and resolve which enables us to live lives that are better than those we should live without Him, nevertheless it would seem arrogant and ignorant to claim that those who. Descartes and the Existence of Physical Objects In his sixth meditation Descartes must return to the doubts he raised in his first one. Here he deals mainly with the mind-body problem and tries to prove whether material things exist with certainty.

      From University of Virginia Press: “As we watch him grapple with what he called the “book of nature,” a more environmentally connected thinker emerges–a “green” Emerson deeply concerned with the physical world and fascinated with the ability of science to reveal a correspondence between the order of nature and that of the mind. Reality is the independent nature and existence of everything knowable, whether it is knowable by logical inference, empirical observation, or some other form of experience. Reality’s existence and nature are independent because reality does not depend on our mind’s apprehension of it to continue to exist or to maintain its character.


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The Nature of Physical Existence is a masterful account of the problems of substance, matter, and the continuum from the time of the ancient Greeks to the contemporary metaphysical system of Alfred North Whitehead. Leclerc thoroughly knows the tradition of the philosophy of nature, and the reader will discover new insights into the work of 5/5.

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19 thought the cover was good or excellent. 20 felt it was easy to /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: The concept of the infinite --The problem of the infinite: the Aristotlian analysis --Aristotle's doctrine of the infinite --The changed concept of the infinite in medieval thought --The new philosophy of the infinite of Nicolaus Cusanus --The conception of the universe as infinite --The concept of.

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