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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these issues. The chapters, written by an outstanding roster... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
First published in 1978, this reissue presents a seminal philosophical work by professor Putnam, in which he puts forward a conception of knowledge which makes ethics, practical knowledge and non-mathematic parts of the social sciences just as much parts of 'knowledge' as the sciences themselves. He also rejects the idea that knowledge can be demarcated... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
This collection is a major contribution to the understanding and evaluation of Ernest Sosas profound and wide-ranging philosophy, in epistemology and beyond. A balanced, fair and critical volume, it offers a sensitive appreciation of his wide philosophical purview, a nuanced assessment of the detail of his thought, and a spur to exploring the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Introductions to the theory of knowledge are plentiful, but none introduce students to the most recent debates that exercise contemporary philosophers. Ian Evans and Nicholas D. Smith aim to change that. Their book guides the reader through the standard theories of knowledge while simultaneously using these as a springboard to introduce current debates.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
This wide ranging and challenging book explores the relationship between subjectivity and mortality as it is understood by a number of twentieth-century French philosophers including Sartre, Lacan, Levinas and Derrida. Making intricate and sometimes unexpected connections, Christina Howells draws together the work of prominent thinkers from the fields... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Peter Burke follows up his magisterial Social History of Knowledge , picking up where the first volume left off around 1750 at the publication of the French Encyclopédie and following the story through to Wikipedia. Like the previous volume, it offers a social history (or a retrospective sociology of knowledge) in the sense that it focuses... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2013; US$ 43.08
Hauptbeschreibung Wann können wir sagen, dass wir glücklich sind? In der Ethik Aristoteles' ist dies eine wichtige Frage. Ist glücklich, wer über eine tugendhafte Seelenverfassung verfügt oder braucht es äußere Güter? Reicht eine kurze Zeit aus oder bedarf es eines ganzen tugendhaften Lebens, um das höchste Gut - um 'eudaimonia' zu erreichen? Dieser... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Verificationism is the first comprehensive history of a concept that dominated philosophy and scientific methodology between the 1930s and the 1960s. The verificationist principle - the concept that a belief with no connection to experience is spurious - is the most sophisticated version of empiricism. More flexible ideas of verification are now... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
This comprehensive book introduces the concepts and theories central for understanding knowledge. It aims to reach students who have already done an introductory philosophy course. Topics covered include perception and reflection as grounds of knowledge, and the nature, structure, and varieties of knowledge. The character and scope of knowledge in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 156.00
Whereas the relationship between truth and propositional content has already been intensively investigated, there are only very few studies devoted to the task of illuminating the relationship between truth and illocutionary acts. This book fills that gap. This innovative collection addresses such themes as: the relation between the concept... more...