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- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 49.00
Table of ContentContemporary PragmatismVolume 5 Number 1 June 2008Catherine LEGG: Argument-Forms Which Turn Invalid Over Infinite Domains: Physicalism as Supertask?Joseph MARGOLIS: Wittgensteinzs Question and the Ubiquity of Cultural Space Jay SCHULKIN: Cognitive Adaptation: Insights from a Pragmatist PerspectiveJay SCHULKIN: Cephalic Organization:... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 51.80
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 2009; US$ 56.00
Contents Symposium on Richard Rorty Kai NIELSEN: Pragmatism as Atheoreticism: Richard Rorty Chandra KUMAR: Foucault and Rorty on Truth and Ideology: A Pragmatist View from the Left Chase B. WRENN: Pragmatism, Inquiry, and Truth Christopher VOPARIL: On the Idea of Philosophy as Bildungsroman: Rorty and his Critics Articles Eugene HALTON: Peircean Animism... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 162.67
For more than four decades Josef Simon has given important impulses to philosophy which have attracted much international attention. Often unconventional in presentation, his works on Kant, Hegel and Nietzsche, on the philosophy of language and signs but also on practical philosophy have repeatedly made fundamental questions of philosophy... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 92.16
There is a long tradition in the philosophy of explaining the concept of ?meaning? in terms of reference of the thing that our sign signifies. At the latest since Wittgenstein, ?meaning? has been explained with the formula ?meaning=use,? where one distinguishes between how one uses something and for what purpose one uses something.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 62.99
Demonstrating the practical relevance and import of many historically significant philosophers (e.g. Socrates, Aristotle, Epictetus, Hume, Kant, Mill, Sartre, and Nietzsche), Critical Thinking Unleashed presents a practical, non-technical, and comprehensive approach to critical thinking. In contrast to other treatments of practical reasoning, Elliot... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 102.00
A major obstacle for materialist theories of the mind is the problem of sensory consciousness. How could a physical brain produce conscious sensory states that exhibit the rich and luxurious qualities of red velvet, a Mozart concerto or fresh-brewed coffee? Caging the Beast: A Theory of Sensory Consciousness offers to explain what these conscious... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 59.00
Givon's new book re-casts pragmatics, and most conspicuously the pragmatics of sociality and communication, in neuro-cognitive, bio-adaptive, evolutionary terms. The fact that context, the core notion of pragmatics, is a framing operation undertaken on the fly through judgements of relevance, has been well known since Aristotle, Kant and Peirce. But... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
Because of the need to devise systems for electronic communication on the internet, multi-agent computing is moving to a model of communication as a structured conversation between rational agents. For example, in multi-agent systems, an electronic agent searches around the internet, and collects certain kinds of information by asking questions to... more...