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- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 137.00
Diagrams are an essential part of the most diverse processes of communication and cognition. Indeed, today the production of all kinds of text (including this one) is mediated by diagrammatic tools to be found on computer desktops. Not surprisingly, then, diagrams have become the object of much historical and theoretical work. This book--volume 2 of... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 137.00
What is an image? How can we describe the experience of looking at images, and how do they become meaningful to us? In what sense are images like or unlike propositions? Participants of the 33rd International Wittgenstein Symposium--philosophers as well as historians of art, science, and literature--provide many stimulating answers. Some of the contributions... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 111.00
Nicholas Rescher was born in Germany in 1928 and emigrated to the United States shortly before the outbreak of World War II. After training in philosophy at Princeton University he embarked on a long and active career as professor, lecturer, and writer. His many books on a wide variety of philosophical topics have established him as one of the most... more...
- 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 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...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 47.60
Contents Articles Sami Pihlström: Pragmatism and Naturalized Transcendental SubjectivityCarl Sachs: Natural Agents: A Transcendental Argument for Pragmatic NaturalismCharles A. Hobbs: Naturalism, Death, and Functional Immortality Andrew Wells Garnar: Must a Pragmatist Be a Historical Materialist? Tina Sikka: A Pragmatist Critique of Derridian... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 54.00
Contents Articles Frederic R. Kellogg: Hobbes, Holmes, and Dewey: Pragmatism and the Problem of Order Brian E. Butler: Dews, Dworks, and Poses Decide Lochner Sor-hoon Tan: Our Country Right or Wrong: A Pragmatic Response to Anti-Democratic Cultural Nationalism in China Stephen Harris: Antifoundationalism and the Commitment to Reducing Suffering in... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 181.00
In a career extending over almost six decades, Nicholas Rescher has conducted researches in almost every principal area of philosophy, historical and systematic alike. In this extraordinary volume, two dozen scholars join in offering penetrating discussions of various facets of Rescher?s investigations. The result is an instructively critical panorama... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 70.00
Rethinking Postmodernism(s) revisits three historical sites of American literary postmodernism: the early postmodernism of Thomas Pynchons V. (1961), the emancipatory postmodernism of Toni Morrisons Beloved (1987), and the late or post-postmodernism of Jonathan Safran Foers Everything Is Illuminated (2002). For the first time, it... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
"Reflexivity" is defined as the regular exercise of the mental ability, shared by all normal people, to consider themselves in relation to their (social) contexts and vice versa. In addition to this sociological interest, it allows us to hold idle or trivial internal conversations. Focussing fully on this phenomenon, this book discusses the... more...