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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 119.00
As philosophers are keen to say, there is a possible world where Socrates is a carpenter. Plausibly, truths about what might or could not be the case are not basic but grounded in more fundamental features of reality. Steinberg develops this insight into a novel account of the supervenience structure of the modal realm. This study was awarded the 2012... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 199.95
This study is devoted to the stratified description and analysis of the unconscious mechanisms of culture: the mechanisms that form the human being, as an empirical subject in its actual existence. more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 109.99
Eleven distinguished philosophers have contributed specially written essays on a set of topics much debated in recent years, including physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation between logic and metaphysics. All these topics are prominent in the work of Robert Stalnaker, a major... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 76.95
In Critical Thinking: An Appeal to Reason , Peg Tittle empowers students with a solid grounding in the lifelong skills of considered analysis and argumentation that should underpin every student?s education. Starting with the building blocks of a good argument, this comprehensive new textbook offers a full course in critical thinking. It includes... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 36.00
This book is a philosophers' attempt to bring together ideas put forward by economists, sociologists and political theorists. The author begins by exploring the economist's assumption that action is rational if it helps to achieve the agent's goals as efficiently as possible. The assumption is explored with the aid of rational-choice theory and game-theory,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 70.00
Defeasibility, most generally speaking, means that given some set of conditions A, something else B will hold, unless or until defeating conditions C apply. While the term was introduced into philosophy by legal philosopher H.L.A. Hart in 1949, today, the concept of defeasibility is employed in many different areas of philosophy. This volume for the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
In classical logic, vagueness is an undesirable property for predicates. However, this study suggests for the first time the benefits of vagueness in natural language. Communicating through vague predicates is usually successful. They enable efficient, economical, and flexible communication. The study examines whether vagueness in the... more...
- Intuition Connection 2015; US$ 6.99
Everyone has intuition?a natural ability to sense the truth about people, places, things and situations without using logic, physical senses or prior knowledge. Your intuition communicates intuitive messages to guide and protect you in twenty-eight areas of life, including your career, finances, health, property and relationships. In Discover... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 169.00
Dissociation is a pervasive argumentative technique used in many public and private realms. This is the first book to offer a systematic theoretical study of dissociation, and it includes numerous examples from various cultures and contexts. more...