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- 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 1997; US$ 74.00
State-of-the-art analytic number theory proceedings. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 42.00
In contrast to facts, values and morality seem insecure, influenced by illusion or ideology. How can we apply this same objectivity and accuracy to values and morality? In this collection, Peter Railton shows how a fairly sober, naturalistically informed view of the world might incorporate objective values and moral knowledge. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00
The author presents a deflationary theory of the content of semantic notions. He represents a broad range of these notions as being free from substantive metaphysical and empirical presuppositions. He also seeks to explain the intuition that there is a relation of mirroring or semantic correspondence linking thoughts to reality. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 58.00
This philosophical treatise on the foundations of semantics is a systematic effort to clarify, deepen, and defend the classical doctrine that words are conventional signs of mental states, principally thoughts and ideas, and that meaning consists in their expression. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00
In this collection of essays, Jane Heal argues that central to our ability to arrive at views about others' thoughts is not knowledge of some theory of the mind but rather an ability to imagine alternative worlds and how things appear from another person's point of view. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00
Jonathan Kvanvig argues that epistemology cannot ignore the question of the value of knowledge and questions the assumption that knowledge is always more valuable than the value of its subparts. Clearly written and well argued, the book will appeal to students and professionals in epistemology. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 60.00
A Physicalist Manifesto is the fullest treatment yet of the comprehensive physicalist view that, in some important sense, everything is physical. Andrew Melnyk argues that the view is best formulated by appeal to a carefully worked-out notion of realization, rather than supervenience; that, so formulated, physicalism must be importantly reductionist;... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
In this novel and provocative account of intellectual trust and authority, Richard Foley argues that it can be reasonable to have intellectual trust in oneself even though it is not possible to provide a defense of the reliability of one's faculties, methods, and opinions that does not beg the question. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 47.00
Derk Pereboom argues that our best scientific theories have the consequence that factors beyond our control produce all of the actions we perform, and that because of this, we are not morally responsible for any of them. In addition, adopting this perspective would provide significant benefit for our lives. more...