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- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
"Perhaps not all the stories that follow are true. They could, however, be true, and the Reader is invited to ponder this." So begins Insurmountable Simplicities , Roberto Casati and Achille Varzi's colorful incarnation of the many philosophical conundrums that hide in the wrinkles of everyday life. Why do mirrors seem to invert left and right... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00
What is knowledge? How do we achieve it? Why is it worth striving for? Is knowledge possible at all? Starting from these traditional questions about the nature, source, and value of knowledge, as well as its possibility and limits, the author investigates the most important positions in current epistemology. She then defends her own approach which... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 54.99
Thinking through Error: The Moving Target of Knowledge argues that there is a positive view of error. Making errors does not only mean that we?ve done something wrong, but also that we ?more or less unaware? are given a chance to find something new and true. Trying to avoid errors is a social request, but it is uncertainty that has a liberating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 128.00
Epistemic Logic studies statements containing verbs such as 'know' and 'wish'. It is one of the most exciting areas in medieval philosophy. Neglected almost entirely after the end of the Middle Ages, it has been rediscovered by philosophers of the present century. This is the first comprehensive study of the subject. Ivan Boh explores the rules for... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Most people appreciate science on an obvious level. Modern medicine, electric lighting, rapid transportation, and long-distance communication are among the many benefits of science that have made life today healthier and more comfortable than people in earlier eras could have imagined. This book is about a deeper benefit of science, one that, while... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 30.99
Reading Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is designed as a traditional philosophical commentary that follows the Investigations step by step. It will help undergraduates read and understand Wittgenstein's text by elaborating and explaining key themes and relevant passages in simple everyday language and by providing the biographical and philosophical... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical topics. Entries can be found on deductive systems, such as propositional logic, modal logic, deontic logic,... more...
- Pearson Education Limited 2011; US$ 14.06
Written by a leading lawyer with first-hand experience of some of the toughest arguments, How to Argue is a fun, entertaining and no-holds-barred guide to everything you need to know about arguing. We all do it every day; arguing is part of life. We can do it unknowingly, sometimes subtly and sometimes very explosively, but however we do it,... more...