Category Archives: Good books!

Important discussion of powers by Jonathan Beere

I’m reading a book that I think everyone who is interested in powers ought to read.  And would love, if you do.  Or at least find very helpful.  Regardless of whether or not you agree with the author (Jonathan Beere) … Continue reading

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What are you reading?

Sorry about the hiatus, all. Now that it’s summer, let’s try again to generate some conversation that isn’t just me. How’s this for a dinner-party type question: what are you reading RIGHT NOW, powers-related?  Let’s see what we’re all thinking … Continue reading

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Watkins, Kant & anti-passivism

More Kant.  I am dipping into Eric Watkins’ book, Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality.  I can’t read it in full at the moment, but would love to hear from anyone who has.  It’s a crucial book to grapple with … Continue reading

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Good books on powers – metaphysics to agency to social ontology

Here are some books I recommended on the fb page.  Let’s use this thread to recommend books!  I’ll make another one for articles. The Activity of Being: An Essay on Aristotle’s Ontology, by Aryeh Kosman  http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674072862 Alienation: Marx’s Conception of … Continue reading

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