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Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Greg McKeown
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-17 - Publisher: Random House

Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload? Have you ever felt both overworked and underutilised? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is to become an Essentialist. In Essentialism, Greg McKeown, CEO of a Leadership and
Real Essentialism
Language: un
Pages: 328
Authors: David S. Oderberg
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Real Essentialism presents a comprehensive defence of neo-Aristotelian essentialism. Do objects have essences? Must they be the kinds of things they are in spite of the changes they undergo? Can we know what things are really like – can we define and classify reality? Many if not most philosophers doubt
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Garth L. Hallett
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

After tracing the recent decline in explicitly essentialistic theories, Hallett (Dean of the College of Philosophy and letters, St. Louis U.) critically surveys the essentialism still strongly operative in much philosophical reasoning, then undertakes a fuller inquiry into the sources of essentialism than has previously been attempted. Paper edition (unseen),
Scientific Essentialism
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Brian Ellis
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examines the laws of nature.
Against Essentialism
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Stephan Fuchs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Against Essentialism presents a sociological theory of culture. This interdisciplinary and foundational work deals with basic issues common to current debates in social theory, including society, culture, meaning, truth, and communication. Stephan Fuchs argues that many mysteries about these concepts lose their mysteriousness when dynamic variations are introduced. Fuchs proposes