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  • Modality and Tenseby Kit Fine

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99

    Kit Fine has since the 1970s been one of the leading contributors to work at the intersection of logic and metaphysics. This is his eagerly-awaited first book in the area. It draws together a series of essays, three of them previously unpublished, on possibility, necessity, and tense. These puzzling aspects of the way the world is have been the focus... more...

  • Persistenz, Indexikalität, Zeiterfahrungby Pedro Schmechtig; Gerhard Schönrich

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Der vorliegende Band diskutiert neben den metaphysischen Aspekten einer Zeittheorie wie Persistenz und Indexikalität auch die soziale bzw. institutionelle Dimension des Zeitbegriffs. Was bedeutet es von einer Entität, sei es einem gewöhnlichen Ding oder einer Institution, zu behaupten, dass es bzw. sie in der Zeit existiert? Was muss eine... more...

  • Possibility and Realityby Hans Rott; Vitezslav Horak

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 140.00

    Die Philosophie wurde von so unterschiedlichen Philosophen wie Wolff und Russell als Möglichkeitswissenschaft bezeichnet. Doch erwiesen sich die modalen Konzepte von Möglichkeit und Notwendigkeit als sperrig und vieldeutig, und ihr Verhältnis zum Wirklichkeitsbegriff bleibt problematisch. Die vorliegende Sammlung beleuchtet die Metaphysik... more...

  • Practical Rationality and Preferenceby Christopher W. Morris; Arthur Ripstein

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00

    A collection of essays exploring practical rationality and the work of David Gauthier. more...

  • Viele Denkformen - eine Vernunft?by Hamid R Yousefi; Klaus Fischer

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 28.63

    Wer den Versuch unternimmt zu definieren, was Vernunft ist oder was sie nicht ist, befindet sich gleichsam auf einem unsicheren Boden. Dieses Thema haben sich die Autoren des vorliegenden Bandes zum Gegenstand gemacht. Die kontroversen Beiträge lassen unter anderem auch erkennen, daß es eine universelle Antwort auf diese Frage nicht gibt. Sie zeigen... more...

  • Anatomy of Judgmentby Philip J. Regal

    University of Minnesota Press 1986; US$ 57.00

    The Anatomy of Judgment was first published in 1990. 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. "The Anatomy of Judgment is a unique and valuable contribution to the literature of the social and humanistic... more...

  • Apprehensionby Ms Lynn Holt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book introduces and explores the role of apprehension in reasoning - setting out the problems, determining the vocabulary, fixing the boundaries, and questioning what is often taken for granted. Lynn Holt argues that a robust conception of rationality must include intellectual virtues which cannot be reduced to a set of rules for reasoners, and... more...

  • Arguing Wellby John Shand

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 29.95

    Arguing Well is a lucid introduction to the nature of good reasoning, how to test and construct successful arguments. It assumes no prior knowledge of logic or philosophy. The book includes an introduction to basic symbolic logic. Arguing Well introduces and explains: * The nature and importance of arguments * What to look for in deciding whether arguments... more...

  • Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inferenceby Riccardo Viale; Daniel Andler; Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference addresses the interface between social science and cognitive science. In this volume, Viale and colleagues explore which human social cognitive powers evolve naturally and which are influenced by culture. Updating the debate between innatism and culturalism regarding human cognitive abilities, this... more...

  • A Brief History of the Paradoxby Roy Sorensen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    Covers the entire history of philosophy, from the Greeks, through the Middle Ages, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth century, showing how individual philosophers have each grappled with a particular paradox. more...