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- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
This book presents the first analysis and critique of the idea of practice as it has developed in the various theoretical traditions of the social sciences and the humanities. The concept of a practice, understood broadly as a tacit possession that is 'shared' by and the same for different people, has a fatal difficulty, the author argues. This object... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 135.00
Consciousness lies at the core of being human. Therefore, to understand ourselves, we need a theory of consciousness. In Sisyphus's Boulder , Eric Dietrich and Valerie Hardcastle argue that we will never get such a theory because consciousness has an essential property that prevents it from ever being explained. Consequently, philosophical debates... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97
Bryan Frances presents a highly original argument template for generating new kinds of radical scepticism, ones that hold even if all the clever anti-sceptical fixes defeat the traditional sceptic. Sharp, witty, and fun to read, Scepticism Comes Alive will be highly provocative for anyone interested in knowledge and its limits. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 42.00
The author addresses various crucial approaches to the history of philosophy - narrative, philological, hermeneutic, and systematic. He elaborates especially the principles of each approach and puts special focus on their capacity to properly comprehend current problems. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 50.40
Contents: Joseph MARGOLIS: Pragmatism's New Options Guy AXTELL: The Present Dilemma in Philosophy Sam PAGE: Unconditional Truth in Practice Gregory L. REECE: Language Games, Forms of Life and Conceptual Schemes: Wittgenstein, Davidson, and Religious Belief Lee A. MCBRIDE: Collectivistic Individualism: Dewey and MacIntyre Ronald A. KUIPERS: Stout... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 105.00
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 75.60
Inhaltsverzeichnis/ Table of Contents*** Abhandlungen/ Articles*** Werner SAUER: Die Einheit der IntentionalitÃ¤tskonzeption bei Brentano *** Tanja PIHLAR: Zur Th eorie der Vorstellungsproduktion (Grazer Gestalttheorie I: France Weber)*** Thane Martin NABERHAUS: Does Husserl Have an Argument against Representationalism?*** Torsten WILHOLT: Lost on... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
Combining phenomenological insights from Brentano and Sartre, but also drawing on recent work on consciousness by analytic philosophers, this book defends the view that conscious states are reflexive, and necessarily so, i.e., that they have a built-in, ?implicit? awareness of their own occurrence, such that the subject of a conscious state has an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 26.95
By the time of his death in 2006, Sir Peter Strawson was regarded as one of the world's most distinguished philosophers. Unavailable for many years, Scepticism and Naturalism is a profound reflection on two classic philosophical problems by a philosopher at the pinnacle of his career. Based on his acclaimed Woodbridge lectures delivered at Columbia... more...