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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 9.95
This brief, elegant book introduces students and general readers to philosophy through core questions and topics?particularly those involving ethics, the existence of God, free will, the relation of mind and body, and what it is to be a person. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 35.00
Written by one of today's most creative and innovative philosophers, Ruth Garrett Millikan, this book examines basic empirical concepts; how they are acquired, how they function, and how they have been misrepresented in the traditional philosophical literature. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00
Naturalistic Hermeneutics proposes the position of the unity of scientific method, defending it against the claim to autonomy of the human sciences. Mantzavinos shows how materials that are 'meaningful', more specifically human actions and texts, can be adequately dealt with through a hypothetico-deductive method. more...
- The Floating Press 1900; US$ 8.95
THERE is a power lying hidden in man, by the use of which he can rise to higher and better things. There is in man a greater Self, that transcends the finite self of the sense-man, even as the mountain towers above the plain. The object of this little book is to help men and women to bring their inward powers of mind and spirit into expression, wisely... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00
People tell a story about their lives ? a thesis like this is popular in philosophy, cognitive psychology, and cultural studies. However, there has been no detailed argument for this thesis nor even an adaquate theory of narrative language. The present book offers to correct this. It is additionally an independent contribution tothe theory of personal... more...
- Profile 2009; US$ 17.58
Time is the one dimension of experience we cannot elude. But the nature of lived time is changing dramatically. We are living ever longer, but we suffer from endemic shortages of time. For many, in the inversion of the old motto, time has become a more valuable commodity than money. Middle age and old age have been moved back, with a numerical adjustment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 133.00
This volume is a collection of papers that advance our understanding of the metaphysics of powers ? properties such as fragility and electric charge. The metaphysics of powers is a fast developing research field with fundamental questions at the forefront of current research, such as Can there be a world of only powers??What is the manifestation of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
Epistemology, or ?the theory of knowledge,? is concerned with how we know what we know, what justifies us in believing what we believe, and what standards of evidence we should use in seeking truths about the world and human experience. This comprehensive introduction to the field of epistemology explains the concepts and theories central to understanding... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 47.38
Uns Menschen sind zwei Ereignisse gemein: Wir werden geboren und wir müssen sterben. Mit der Geburt, die uns ungefragt ins Leben schickt, ist der Tod untrennbar verbunden. Die Geburt, so heißt es, ist ein Todesurteil mit Aufschub auf unbestimmte Zeit. Die moderne, schnelllebige, auf Profit und Gewinn orientierte Gesellschaft spart willkürlich oder... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
Do life's big questions perplex you? This book will give you answers to some of them while revealing that others have no answer. A humorous but informed instruction manual to questions philosophers have been asking and attempting to answer for centuries, How to Be A Philosopher will help you:. • Think, talk, argue and persuade like a philosopher.... more...