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- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 69.99
Taking stock of interdisciplinarity as it nears its century mark, the Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity constitutes a major new reference work on the topic of interdisciplinarity, a concept of growing academic and societal importance.Interdisciplinarity is fast becoming as important outside academia as within. Academics, policy makers, and the... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 83.00
The term "method" of realist phenomenology and philosophy can refer to three kinds of things which are being explored extensively in this work: (1) Kinds of philosophical knowledge used to return to things themselves: intellectual "vision" of necessary intelligible essences, insights into necessary states of affairs, knowledge of less than necessary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about philosophical methodology are raging in the wake of a number... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 187.00
An investigation of the theory and practice of interpretation. Concentrating on interpretive allegory, the volume opens and organizes new approaches to over 2000 years of critical change. Its topics extend from pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic perspectives to postmodern inquiries. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99
This work provides a psychologically plausible notion of rationality that is based on heuristics -- simple rules for making decisions using realistic mental resources. It looks at when and how such simple heuristics work, compares decisions based on single and multiple reasons, and describes benefits in situations of having only limited knowledge. more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95
In this multi-faceted volume, Christian and other religiously committed theorists find themselves at an uneasy point in history -- between premodernity, modernity, and postmodernity -- where disciplines and methods, cultural and linguistic traditions, and religious commitments tangle and cross. Here,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 39.00
Readings in Interpretation was first published in 1987. 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. Readings in Interpretation ? a volume primarily on the texts of Holderlin, Hegel, and their interpreter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
Originally published in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole. It is designed to help students of sociology and philosophy place the problems of "understanding social science" in their historical and philosophical context. It does so by... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 27.99
In Gadamer?s hermeneutics, interpretation is inseparable from the broader concern of making one?s way in life. In this book, James Risser builds on this insight about the juxtaposition of human living and the act of understanding by tracing hermeneutics back to the basic experience of philosophy as defined by Plato. For Risser, Plato provides resources... more...