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Munitz, Milton Karl 1913-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 310 publications in 3 languages and 12,187 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Introductions  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: BD511, 100
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Most widely held works by Milton Karl Munitz
Theories of the universe : from Babylonian myth to modern science by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theoretical physicist shares his latest thoughts on the nature of space and time in this anthology of selections from Princeton University Press. Along with eminent colleagues, Hawking extends theoretical frontiers by speculating on the big questions of modern cosmology
Ethics and social justice by Howard Evans Kiefer( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery of existence : an essay in philosophical cosmology by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

20 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives in education, religion, and the arts by Howard Evans Kiefer( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind, science, and history by Howard Evans Kiefer( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language, belief, and metaphysics by International Philosophy Year Conferences( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The question of reality by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When we read that scientists have come close to pinpointing the "origin of the universe" by means of a Big Bang cosmology, or are engaged in formulating a "theory of everything," as in current ten-dimensional superstring theories of particle physics, can we doubt that such inquiries or their results inevitably raise important philosophical questions? In the present book, as well as in his previous work Cosmic Understanding, the renowned philosopher Milton Munitz attempts to answer some of these questions by examining recent scientific theories of cosmology in a philosophical context"--Publisher description
Space, time, and creation; philosophical aspects of scientific cosmology by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

31 editions published between 1951 and 1981 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it first appeared, this lucid exposition embodied the author's most advanced thinking on such topics as the finitude or infinity of the universe in space, the age of the universe, theories of "continuous creation", the rival claims made for the use of "ordinary" and "special deductive" methods in cosmological inquiry, and the meaning and importance of theory-construction in scientific cosmology. All currently relevant subject matter has been retained here; this edition also incorporates many revisions and an entirely new chapter that explores the feasibility of reconciling the scientific and theological views of the origin of the universe
Cosmic understanding : philosophy and science of the universe by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moral philosophy of Santayana by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

25 editions published between 1939 and 1972 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identity and individuation( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern introduction to ethics; readings from classical and contemporary sources by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Existence and logic by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semantics and philosophy : [essays] by New York University Institute of Philosophy( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eminent scholars discuss major areas of philosophical semantics currently under active investigation and in the forefront of research in this field. Semantics and Philosophy represents some of the most important contributions available to philosophers, logicians, and linguists. Topics include the logic of questions, the concept of truth, the theory of meaning, opacity and scope , semantic rules, extensional and intentional languages, the nature of presupposition, conventionalism, and quantification
Logic and ontology by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary analytic philosophy by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ways of philosophy by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does life have a meaning? by Milton Karl Munitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The meaning of life" ... we question it, ponder it, dispute and fret about it, but at some point each of us finds the need to address this fundamental issue of human existence. Some believe that there is purpose inherent in our nature as human beings and in the vast universe of which we are but a small part. Others hold that the values we strive for and the virtues we seek are revealed to us by a divine creator of the cosmos in whose plan we figure as integral components. Still others say that our lives have no intrinsic meaning beyond that which we give them. With such competing views, how are we to sort out for ourselves this special human concern? In Does Life Have a Meaning? well-known philosopher and scholar Milton Munitz suggests that we must first set aside our comfortable assumptions and try to gain an accurate understanding of this powerful concept known as "the meaning of life." The power of its impact on our lives requires that we first consider the basic character of the world around us. We can approach this intellectual and spiritual need by trying to map out the major dimensions of existence in the hope of sorting out what constitutes the content of our world. Equipped with such an overview, we should be in a better position to consider the locus, opportunities, and limits for finding various types and sources of meaning in our individual lives. In pursuit of this goal, Munitz contends that we must recognize a basic distinction between two important dimensions of Reality: (1) the observable universe - the domain of interactive existents (including human existents) open to increasingly refined identification of its varied contents, their intelligibility, and - in very limited cases - to human control, and (2) Boundless Existence, a wholly unintelligible, transcendent aspect of Reality that should not to be confused with common theistic conceptions of God. Munitz explores the "the meaning of life" on the dimension of the observable universe when the life of any individual human existent is made intelligible in some degree and the extent to which at least some of the meanings embedded in the multiple interactions of a human existent with other existents (human or not) are of a welcome, rewarding character as judged by humanly chosen criteria, rather than by claiming to ground them in some preassigned cosmic or divine source and authority. Conversely, he discusses the prospects for finding meaning in life within the context of Boundless Existence, that vast transcendence devoid of properties and conceptual bounds whether religious, scientific, or philosophic. Does Life Have a Meaning? will tweak many comfortable beliefs about who we are and what, if anything, life has to offer. It will help remove the intellectual clutter from a topic that has occupied our attention for centuries
Theories of the universe by Stephen Hawking( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the nature of time and space? Grasp the magnificence of current theoretical thinking on the big questions of modern cosmology. Hawking, along with John Archibald Wheeler and other eminent colleagues, speculates brilliantly on blackholes, space time, and quantum theory
Contemporary philosophic thought( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in Undetermined and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Munitz, Milton 1913-1995

Munitz, Milton K.

Munitz, Milton K. 1913-

Munitz, Milton K. 1913-1995

Munitz, Milton K. (Milton Karl)

Munitz, Milton K. (Milton Karl), 1913-

Munitz, Milton Karl

Munitz, Milton Karl 1913-

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English (263)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (1)

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The question of realityCosmic understanding : philosophy and science of the universeDoes life have a meaning?Theories of the universe