Fields of Sense: A New Realist Ontology

2015.10.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Markus Gabriel, Fields of Sense: A New Realist Ontology, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 386pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2015.10.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Markus Gabriel, Fields of Sense: A New Realist Ontology, Edinburgh University Press, 2015, 386pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780748692880. Reviewed by Tom Sparrow, Slippery Rock University Markus Gabriel's book is the most recent release in Edinburgh University Press's Speculative Realism series. It stands as a formidable installment in the contemporary resurgence of realism emerging from Europe, but Gabriel by no means limits his engagements to debates in so-called continental philosophy. While a cursory glance would classify him with speculative realists like Graham Harman and Quentin Meillassoux, Gabriel demonstrates that he is more than equipped to grapple, as he does, with a panoply of Anglo-American figures, from Frege and Kripke to Brandom and Boghassian. In his Introduction to New Realism (Polity, 2014), Maurizio Ferraris explicitly and quite specifically gathers Gabriel's view under the moniker New. . .

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