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  • A Journey through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotesby Nicholas Rescher

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era. He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of... more...

  • Epistemetricsby Nicholas Rescher

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    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$ 36.00

    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

    Nicholas Rescher is professor of philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh. 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...

  • Studies in the History of Logicby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 105.00

    It must be acknowledged that the essays presented here do not constitute a systematic account of any sort but represent occasional forays. Some deal with matters that happened to evoke Rescher?s interest, others grew out of a chance encounter with a text he deemed to be of particular value. Throughout, challenges of the work itself more... more...

  • Studies in the Philosophy of Scienceby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 119.00

    Since Rescher?s earliest publication of the middle 1950?s in this field, the philosophy of science has constituted one focus of his interest and preoccupation. Some dozen of Rescher?s contributions to the field are published in the present volume, and they combine to convey his favored way of blending empirical data with philosophical... more...

  • Studies in Philosophical Anthropologyby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 119.00

    The place of humans in nature's scheme of things and the conditions and circumstances of our existence have been at the forefront of philosophical deliberation since the very dawn of the subject. Over the past three decades Rescher from time to time ventured into discussions of some of the key themes that crop up in this domain. representative... more...

  • Studies in Quantitative Philosophizingby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    The present book brings together several case studies, dealing with relevant facets of the work of some of philosophy?s all-time greats. The subject-matter topic being addressed differs significantly, but in each case there is an attempt to apply mathematical methods and perspectives to the solution of a key philosophical issue in a way... more...