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Being and motion

Author: Thomas Nail
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019] ©2019
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More than at any other time in human history, we live in an age defined by movement and mobility; and yet, we lack a unifying theory which takes this seriously as a starting point for philosophy. The history of philosophy has systematically explained movement as derived from something else that does not move: space, eternity, force, and time. Why, when movement has always been central to human societies, did a  Read more...
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Nail, Thomas.
Being and motion.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018028422
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Nail
ISBN: 9780190908904 0190908904 9780190908911 0190908912
OCLC Number: 1040086073
Description: vii, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book I: The Ontology of Motion --
Part I: Ontology and History --
Part II: The Theory of Motion --
Book II: The Motion of Ontology --
Part I: Being and Space --
Part II: Being and Eternity --
Part III: Being and Force --
Part IV: Being and Time.
Responsibility: Thomas Nail.

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