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  • 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...

  • Sprache, Einstellung und Rationalitätby Pedro Schmechtig

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 118.39

    Sprache, Einstellung und Rationalität stellen zentrale Begriffe eines komplexen Zusammenhangs dar, der in seiner philosophischen Tragweite noch viel zu wenig verstanden wird. In zweierlei Hinsicht trägt die vorliegende Arbeit dazu bei, dieses Desiderat zu beseitigen: Im ersten Teil wird dafür argumentiert, daß Ansätze, die glaubhaft machen... more...

  • Wittgenstein über das Verstehenby Elena Tatievskaya

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 0.00

    Das Verstehen legt Wittgenstein einem Ich bei: Einer versteht, indem er Zeichen anwendet. Anwendbare Zeichen sind Symbole: Sie werden bedeutsam, wenn sie in Zusammenhang mit anderen Zeichen gebracht werden und eine Funktion in der kognitiven oder praktischen Aneignung der Welt erfüllen. Symbole gehören zu Symbolsystemen und können als... more...

  • Rationality Through Reasoningby John Broome

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    Rationality Through Reasoning answers the question of how people are motivated to do what they believe they ought to do, built on a comprehensive account of normativity, rationality and reasoning that differs significantly from much existing philosophical thinking. Develops an original account of normativity, rationality and reasoning significantly... more...

  • Reason and Rationalityby Maria Cristina Amoretti; Nicla Vassallo

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 107.62

    Reason and rationality represent crucial elements of the self-image of human beings and have unquestionably been among the most debated issues in Western philosophy, dating from ancient Greece, through the Middle Ages, and to the present day. Many words and thoughts have already been spent trying to define the nature and standards of reason... more...

  • A Chance for Possibilityby Alexander Steinberg

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 96.86

    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...

  • Reflections on Reasoningby Raymond S. Nickerson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Return From Exileby Ermanno Bencivenga

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 72.99

    Return from Exile: A Theory of Possibility challenges the modern understanding of possibility, which dates back to Leibniz and sees possibility as evasion, as irrelevant to the actual world. It offers an alternative account where reality is literally constituted of multiple possibilities. more...

  • Der Wert der Vagheitby Nora Kluck

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 118.39

    Für die klassische Logik ist Vagheit eine unerwünschte Eigenschaft von Prädikaten. Diese Arbeit jedoch zeigt erstmals die Vorteile der Vagheit in den natürlichen Sprachen auf: Die Kommunikation mit vagen Prädikaten ist meist erfolgreich. Durch sie ist eine effiziente, ökonomische und flexible Kommunikation möglich. Die Arbeit untersucht... more...

  • How to Winby Rob Yeung

    Wiley 2014; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.99

    NEVER COME SECOND PLACE AGAIN If you’re not winning, you’re losing.  And you don’t want to be a loser, do you? Life is full of opportunities to win or lose on a daily basis.  Want to win arguments, negotiate better and get your way in more discussions?  Want to pitch ideas that win support and plaudits? Want to... more...