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- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95
Short philosophical dialogues geared to todays problems stimulate readers to think about their approach to life and, like a good interlocutor, help readers to explore their assumptions from a variety of perspectives. Join the discussion among friends as they take a fresh look at two concepts whose meaning and definitions we may all too often... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00
The volume Conceptions of Knowledge collects current essays on contemporary epistemology and philosophy of science.The essays are primarily concerned with pragmatic and contextual extensions of analytic epistemology. The key concepts include epistemic abilities, forms of knowledge, and contexts of knowledge. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 73.99
The past twenty-five years have seen a major renewal of interest in the topic of a priori knowledge. In the sixteen essays collected here, which span this entire period, philosopher Albert Casullo documents the complex set of issues motivating the renewed interest, identifies the central epistemological questions, and provides the leading ideas of... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 84.99
Knowledge how to do things is a pervasive and central element of everyday life. Yet it raises many difficult questions that must be answered by philosophers and cognitive scientists aspiring to understand human cognition and agency. What is the connection between knowing how and knowing that? Is knowledge how simply a type of ability or disposition... more...
- OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 20.99
This is a book about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth, goodness, justice. It is for anyone who believes there are big questions out there, but does not know how to approach them. Think sets out to explain what they are and why they are important.Simon Blackburn begins by putting forward a convincing case for the... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 36.95
What can we know and what should we believe about today's world? What to Believe Now: Applying Epistemology to Contemporary Issues applies the concerns and techniques of epistemology to a wide variety of contemporary issues. Questions about what we can know-and what we should believe-are first addressed through an explicit consideration of the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 34.99
Our lives, states of health, relationships, behaviour, experiences of the natural world, and the technologies that shape our contemporary existence are subject to a superfluity of competing, multi-faceted and sometimes incompatible explanations. Widespread confusion about the nature of 'explanation' and its scope and limits pervades popular... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 73.99
This is a collection of very recent essays by the leading proponent of process reliabilism, explaining its relation to rival and/or neighboring theories including evidentialism, other forms of reliabilism, and virtue epistemology. It addresses other prominent themes in contemporary epistemology, such as the internalism/externalism debate, the epistemological... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 27.63
Hauptbeschreibung Der Tod wird in westlichen Kulturkreisen gesellschaftlich verdrängt. Dieses Phänomen wird anhand sozio-phänomenologischer Betrachtungen zum Schönheitswahn, zur Institutionalisierung des Todes sowie der medialen Todesdarstellung und zum Bestattungswandel in der gegenwärtigen Moderne von Thorsten Milchert detailliert erörtert. Mit... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 27.99
The senses, or sensory modalities, constitute the different ways we have of perceiving the world, such as seeing, hearing, touching, tasting and smelling. But how many senses are there? How many could there be? What makes the senses different? What interaction takes place between the senses? This book is a guide to thinking about these questions. Together... more...