Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality
by Timothy Morton
Publisher: Open Humanities Press 2013
Number of pages: 234
In this book, Timothy Morton explores what it means to say that a thing has come into being, that it is persisting, and that it has ended. Drawing from examples in physics, biology, ecology, art, literature and music, Morton demonstrates the counterintuitive yet elegant explanatory power of Object Oriented Ontology for thinking causality.
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by Gary Hardegree - UMass Amherst
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Mill's major work in moral and political philosophy provides an account of his views on many important topics: socialism, population, the status of women, the cultural bases of economic productivity, the causes and possible cures of poverty, etc.
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