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  • Epistemetricsby Nicholas Rescher

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 25.00

    In this 2006 text, Nicholas Rescher illustrates the limits that confront our efforts to advance the frontiers of knowledge. more...

  • Presumption and the Practices of Tentative Cognitionby Nicholas Rescher

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    This 2006 text shows that presumption plays a role of virtually indispensable utility in matters of rational inquiry and communication. more...

  • Unknowabilityby Nicholas Rescher

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 29.99

    This philosophically rich volume examines the limits of human knowledge and considers their implications. more...

  • Axiogenesisby Nicholas Rescher

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 84.99

    Axiogenesis is an innovative philosophical work that dares to answer the question of the ultimate reason is behind the world's existence and nature. Despite drawing on various strands of neo-Platonic thought, Nicholas Rescher crafts an argument for a metaphysical theory grounded in evaluative considerations that is undeniably unique. With a keen intellectualism,... more...

  • Epistemic Meritby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.00

    The present book continues Rescher?s longstanding practice of publishing groups of philosophical essays that originated in occasional lecture and conference presentations. Notwithstanding their topical diversity they exhibit a uniformity of method in a common attempt to view historically significant philosophical issues in the light of modern perspectives... more...

  • Cosmos and Logosby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 81.00

    The six studies comprising this volume deal with some fundamental issues in early Greek thought: cosmic evaluation in Anaximander, the theory of opposites from the Pre-Socratics to Plato and Aristotle, thought experimentation in Pre-Socratic thought, the origins of Greek Scepticism among the Sophisists, the prehistory of "Buridan's Ass" speculation,... more...

  • Interpreting Philosophyby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 125.00

    Metaphilosophy is philosophy?s poor and neglected cousin. Philosophers are on the whole too busy doing philosophy to take time to stand back and consider reflectively how the project itself actually works. And they lead tend to produce texts without too much consideration of how this looks from the standpoint of the consumer. All this, it seems to... more...

  • Philosophical Deliberationsby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.00

    Philosophical Deliberations continues Rescher?s longstanding practice of publishing groups of philosophical essays. Notwithstanding their thematic diversity, these discussions exhibit a uniformity of method in addressing philosophical issues and a commonality of objective: the elucidation of philosophically pivotal ideas. more...

  • On the Nature of Philosophy and Other Philosophical Essaysby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 97.00

    This book continues Rescher?s longstanding practice of publishing groups of philosophical essays. Notwithstanding their thematic diversity, these discussions exhibit a uniformity of method in addressing philosophical issues via a mixture of historical contextualization, analytical scrutiny, and common-sensical concern. Their interest, such as it is,... more...

  • On Explaining Existenceby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 97.00

    No short book on the explanation of existence can afford the hubris of claiming to accomplish this task. And certainly no such claim can be or is being made here. What this book attempts is at the very most a rough sketch of the conceptual architecture that an adequate explanation can be expected to exhibit. more...