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- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99
David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 111.00
In this collection of papers by Laird Addis, published over approximately a quarter century, the main topics are the ontology of mind and the role of mind in the explanation of behavior. Addis defends a theory of natural signs, by which there is, in every conscious state including emotional states, an intrinsically intentional entity. He also argues... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40
This book examines new concept of evolutionary ontology based on the idea of radically different ontic orders natural and cultural being. It explains how culture evolved out of nature and how it became anti-natural. The remedy is seen in the global biophilous reconstruction of culture. The value of the live planet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This is an analytical examination of Ibn Khaldun's epistemology, centred on Chapter Six of the Muqaddima. In this chapter, entitled The Book of Knowledge (Kitab al'Ilm), Ibn Khaldun sketched his general ideas about knowledge and science and its relationship with human social organisation and the establishment of a civilisation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
In the last decade, the familiar problem of the regress of reasons has returned to prominent consideration in epistemology. And with the return of the problem, evaluation of the options available for its solution is begun anew. Reason?s regress problem, roughly put, is that if one has good reasons to believe something, one must have good reason to... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 45.56
Hauptbeschreibung »Für mich hätte er nicht zu sterben brauchen.« So denken heute viele Menschen. Die über Jahrhunderte fraglos gültige Überzeugung, dass Jesus Christus uns mit seinem Blut und Sterben erlöst hat, wird von vielen Christen der Gegenwart nicht mehr geteilt. Es sieht so aus, als sei dieser Glaubenstopos Menschen heute so schwer zu vermitteln... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 111.00
Aristotle's convincing philosophy is likely to have shaped (even indirectly) many of our current beliefs, prejudices and attitudes to life. This includes the way in which our mind (that is, our capacity to have private thoughts) appears to elude a scientific description. This book is about a scientific ingredient that was not available to Aristotle:... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 126.00
The question of origins has occupied people of all cultures and epochs. In a particular way it determines the thinking of philosophy, which in its classical understanding is concerned with seeking out first causes and principles. In this, it follows on from the line of enquiry followed by myth, which in its turn gives an account of first beginnings... more...