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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 64.95
Original papers by leading international authors address the most important problem in the philosophy of language, the question of how to assess the prospects of developing a tenable theory of meaning, given the influential sceptical attacks mounted against the concept of meaning by Willard Van Quine and Saul Kripke and their adherents in particular.... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99
David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
This book is a comparative study of the sociological field in two different Muslim societies: Malaysia and Egypt. It analyses the process of the production of 'knowledge' through the example of the modern 'Islamization of knowledge debate' and local empirical variations. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
Nietzsche?s philosophical analysis of our culture has had more consequences than most others. In these writings Nietzsche focused his attention particularly on the validity and effect of scientific endeavour. Science in its classical sense ? encompassing natural and social sciences, philosophy and the arts ? is seen as a cultural discipline central... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature. † As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 35.95
An alarming number of philosophers and cognitive scientists have argued that mind extends beyond the brain and body. This book evaluates these arguments and suggests that, typically, it does not. A timely and relevant study that exposes the need to develop a more sophisticated theory of cognition, while pointing to a bold new direction in exploring... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 17.99
As a young man Bill Adams travelled the world teaching US citizens abroad on behalf of a large state university on the East Coast. Back home he reflected that if there were answers to the great questions of life, then hed not found them - not in India, in Europe, in China, or Japan. In time he came to see that his lifelong interest in how the... more...
How Do We Deal with Conflicts Between Different World Views, If They Are Based on the Same Evidence?The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95
This book examines both Quines and Davidsons views on underdetermination and language and argues underdetermination provides an epistemological basis for pluralism by justifying alternative world views or conceptual schemes in science. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
This classic book by Theodor W. Adorno anticipates many of the themes that have since become common in contemporary philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the end of epistemology. It also foreshadows many of the key ideas that were developed by Adorno in his most important philosophical works, including Negative... more...
- Publish Green 2013; US$ 12.99
Wonder why studies you read about your world usually dont get who you are and how you really live? Frustrated that "the numbers" dont solve the problem? Does it bother you that policies and programs, more often than not, dont work like theyre supposed to? People, organizations, countries-they rely on information... more...