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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95
Provides an overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning found in Aristotle, Hume and Kant. This book examines practical reasoning in important topics in moral psychology - weakness of will, self-deception, rationalization and more. It is for those interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99
These essays present research on the link between reasoning and practice. They cover issues raised by the move from thought to action, and represent an inquiry into the very nature of reason, reasoning and reasons, rationale, rationalization, and rationality. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 21.99
Robert Fogelin'se mediation on the paradox of logic and reasoning leads us through the history of ideas, lightly touching on the Greeks, Hume, Kant, and Wittgenstein, and its current form in the debates called "the culture wars". In the end, he says, knowledge is possible, if we adjust our sense of the limits of reason. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 209.00
Toulmin's model has been appropriated and adapted by researchers in the fields of speech communications, philosophy and artificial intelligence. This book provides information on the Toulmin model and its appropriation. It talks about the developments in the theory of argument, typology of warrants, comprehensive theory of defeaters, and more. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 57.00
The Anatomy of Judgment was first published in 1990. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. "The Anatomy of Judgment is a unique and valuable contribution to the literature of the social and humanistic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
This book is about fundamental questions in normative ethics. It begins with the idea that we often respond to ethical theories according to how principled or pragmatic they are. It clarifies this contrast and then uses it to shed light on old debates in ethics, such as debates about the rival merits of consequentialist and deontological views. Using... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
Dissociation is a pervasive argumentative technique that can be found in argumentative discussions from all realms of public and private life. This book focuses on dialogual aspects of the use of dissociation in argumentative discussions. It discusses a variety of examples from such sources as newspapers, television shows, and websites. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 17.95
This beautifully written book by one of the world's leading moral philosophers argues that the key to a fulfilled life is to pursue wholeheartedly what one cares about, that love is the most authoritative form of caring, and that the purest form of love is, in a complicated way, self-love. Harry Frankfurt writes that it is through caring that we... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95
You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think is a thoughtful and accessible analysis of the ways in which jokes illustrate how we think critically, and how the thinking process goes awry in everyday human situations Uses jokes to illustrate the various mistakes or fallacies that are typically identified and discussed in courses on critical... more...